Cybersecurity Risk Management for Directors

There are many posts on corporate directors responsibilities toward the organizations where they are board members. In fact, corporate directors themselves may be targets for hacktivists or cybercriminals and need to make sure they have adequate protection. This protection should include both home and professional office. Directors obviously will have access to sensitive insider information that many unauthorized parties would like to get access to. Many directors will also be targets as High Net Worth (HNW) individuals. Cybercriminals always target the weakest link; as corporate information security improves, they increasingly will target the home networks of key executives or directors. Breaches such as Equifax have put so much personal information into the hands of criminals, that individuals increasingly will become targets. Directors represent a perfect demographic cross section to be attacked. Attack vectors may include phishing, ransomware and social media.Earlier this y…

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Security Connections authored by Fred Scholl. Read the original post at: https://www.monarch-info.com/blog_direct_link.cfm?blog_id=64748&Cybersecurity-Risk-Management-for-Directors