Cyber Guardians: Empowering Board Members for Effective Cybersecurity

Cyber Guardians: Empowering Board Members for Effective Cybersecurity

English | 2023 | ISBN: 978-1394226221 | 288 Pages | EPUB | 10 MB

A comprehensive overview for directors aiming to meet their cybersecurity responsibilities

In Cyber Guardians: Empowering Board Members for Effective Cybersecurity, veteran cybersecurity advisor Bart McDonough delivers a comprehensive and hands-on roadmap to effective cybersecurity oversight for directors and board members at organizations of all sizes. The author includes real-world case studies, examples, frameworks, and blueprints that address relevant cybersecurity risks, including the industrialized ransomware attacks so commonly found in today’s headlines.

In the book, you’ll explore the modern cybersecurity landscape, legal and regulatory requirements, risk management and assessment techniques, and the specific role played by board members in developing and promoting a culture of cybersecurity. You’ll also find:

  • Examples of cases in which board members failed to adhere to regulatory and legal requirements to notify the victims of data breaches about a cybersecurity incident and the consequences they faced as a result
  • Specific and actional cybersecurity implementation strategies written for readers without a technical background
  • What to do to prevent a cybersecurity incident, as well as how to respond should one occur in your organization

A practical and accessible resource for board members at firms of all shapes and sizes, Cyber Guardians is relevant across industries and sectors and a must-read guide for anyone with a stake in robust organizational cybersecurity.