Gartner: Five Board Questions That Security and Risk Leaders Must Be Prepared to Answer
Briefing the board on cyber risk? Consider these recommendations from Gartner.
“Interest in security and risk management is increasing at the board level, with 90% of security and risk management leaders having reported to the board at least once in the last year. ” – Five Board Questions That Security and Risk Leaders Must Be Prepared to Answer, Gartner, 2019
With a threat landscape constantly in flux, it isn’t just CIOs, CISOs and CSOs who need reliable insights into cyber risk. The rest of the C-suite and board must factor in cybersecurity data as a key risk metric – or expose the business to the everyday reality of cyberattacks.
If you’re looking to drive C-suite and board collaboration in cybersecurity planning, start by creating a universal language grounded in business risks, opportunities, and impacts. Read Gartner’s Five Board Questions That Security and Risk Leaders Must Be Prepared to Answer to:
- Get valuable guidance on how to respond to common board questions
- Find out how to instill board and executive confidence in your ability to proactively manage cyberattacks
- Learn how to tailor your narrative to specific stakeholders, mapping cyber-risk metrics to business outcomes
Source: Gartner, Five Board Questions That Security and Risk Leaders Must Be Prepared to Answer, 19 July 2019, Sam Olyaei, Jeffrey Wheatman. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.