Get the Board on Board: Fulfilling Cybersecurity Governance Duties
Published in the ACC Docket by Alexa King, Carly O'Halloran Alameda and Olga Mack.
A company’s board of directors has fiduciary duties, including a duty to oversee all aspects of the company’s risk management efforts. This includes a duty to recognize and minimize the company’s exposure to cyber attacks and to help ensure a company’s confidential information and sensitive customer information is properly handled and protected. Both data privacy and data security issues make headlines regularly; this article will focus on how in-house counsel can help educate and engage the board of directors with regard to data security.
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