"10 Things Business Management Needs To Understand About Cybersecurity"
Executive involvement is a critical component to any organization’s cybersecurity. Why?
The IT department may not have all of the knowledge about what data could have a critical impact on the business if it was lost or exposed. IT can recommend security controls but may not have the financial data to compute Return on Investment (ROI) or the level of risk tolerance that the executive team is comfortable with. It also stands to reason that if cybersecurity is not important enough to the organization for senior level involvement that it may be viewed by other staff as not important to the business.
There are 10 key areas that every business leader should be aware of to ensure that their cybersecurity is aligned with the business goals, risk tolerance and financial realities.