Boards of directors, managers at center of cybersecurity handbook for industry

January 12, 2017

The server room might be an obvious choice for a starting point when it comes to protecting your company’s cyber networks, but the National Association of Corporate Directors says the best place to begin is in the board room.

The newest edition of the NACD’s Cyber-Risk Oversight handbook, released Jan. 12, advises private sector managers and boards of directors to “strike the appropriate balance between protecting the security of the organization and mitigating downside losses, while continuing to ensure profitability and growth in a competitive environment.”

The handbook also encourages industry to take advantage of available government resources, advice that was stressed during an event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to announce the handbook’s publication….SOURCE

| Federal News Radio