Audit Committee Matters - Summer 2011: Audit committees’ role in countering cybercrime

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While technological innovations continue to create new opportunities for growth through collaboration, they also give rise to new threats — especially the threat of cybercrime.

Traditionally, boards have tended to regard the security and integrity of their corporate data as a matter for the IT department. The rising impact of online security breaches mean that the prevention and detection of cybercrime should be a consideration for a board’s agenda and audit committees can play a key role in protecting organizations and their intellectual property from cybercriminals.

Read the 2011 Summer edition of Audit Committee Matters to find out more.