Webinar: Cyber attack, is your board prepared?

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Recent high profile cyber attacks have made it clear that no one is immune to them. Well-known public companies and institutions have had their brands, reputations and bottom lines put at risk by criminal organizations, social ‘hacktivists’ and state sponsored espionage aimed at stealing valuable intellectual property. The world is changing, and so are the threats companies will need to consider. In the face of this, the role of boards and their directors will need to evolve to help management focus on emerging threats and a new paradigm of risk management.

This webinar describes the nature of cyber attacks, how to address risk and implement best practices in managing a crisis if and when it occurs.

This session focuses on the oversight and governance role of the board of directors in dealing with cyber attacks and strategies that can be employed to safeguard your business:

  • Summarizes the various types of cyber attacks companies are vulnerable to
  • Outlines best practices for board oversight in addressing cyber risks
  • Discusses working with management in defining a cyber attack management strategy

PwC Speakers:

  • Salim Hasham, Leader Cyber Resilience and Information Security Practice at PwC
  • Saj Nair, Director, Cyber Resilience and Information Security Practice at PwC

Guest director:

David Atkins, M.A. (Law) FCA, is Governor, Actra Fraternal Benefit Society, Chairman of Omega Insurance Holdings and Director and Chair of the Audit Committees of CIGNA Life of Canada, Nightingale Informatix Corporation, Integrated Asset Management Inc. and Pethealth Inc.


  • David Forster, FCA, ICD.D, Leader, DirectorConnect Program, PwC

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Webinar: Cyber attack, is your board prepared?