IT Security

How to present cybersecurity programs better to the board of directors

Published on January 31, 2024

Navigating conversations about cybersecurity can pose a delicate challenge for both CISOs and board members. CISOs often face the task of persuading the board to invest in cutting-edge and expensive cybersecurity programs. But sometimes, board members struggle with the idea of making improvements on systems that already seem to work. They want assurance that the money they’re asked to invest is going to the places that need it the most.

Discover how to enhance boardroom awareness of cyber risks, address third-party vendor concerns, and effectively align cybersecurity investments with broader business goals and risk tolerance. Plus, we’ll dive into strategies for extending your influence beyond the boardroom by engaging stakeholders and fostering a culture of cybersecurity, not just with board members, but throughout the organization.

Tune in to our podcast and learn how to navigate cybersecurity discussions with finesse and maintain the board’s confidence with actionable strategies.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to bridge the gap between technical intricacies and strategic decision-making

  • The insider threats and third-party vendor risks to profitability

  • Strategies for aligning cybersecurity investment roadmaps with business objectives

  • Tips for addressing FAQs and tricky questions in the boardroom

  • How to extend a culture of cybersecurity beyond the boardroom

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