Title: A Hard Truth: Executives and Boards Don’t Care About Cybersecurity (And Why That’s Actually a Good Thing)
We like to think that with data breaches having a fixed presence in the headlines that cybersecurity must be the top concern among executive teams and boards. It’s not. In fact, a recent survey from Harvard Business Review found that just 38 percent of board directors have a high level of concern about cybersecurity risks, and an even smaller segment said they were prepared for these risks. In this session, Rook Security Founder and CEO J.J. Thompson shares what executives and boards really care about and why security leaders need to change their approach if they want cybersecurity to be taken seriously in the board room.