IT governance and cybersecurity

PwC thought leadership:

2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey (IT and cybersecurity oversight)
Corporate directors are aware of the implications of cybersecurity breaches and data loss on their company's revenue and reputation, yet many have not discussed the company's crisis response plan.

Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2014-2015 edition
A fresh and critical look at the boardroom agenda is crucial as companies are confronted with a changing business landscape, technological advances, and significant risks such as cybersecurity. This edition addresses topics for today’s changing boardroom agenda.

BoardroomDirect December 2014 (Issue in focus: Management and board oversight of social media)
As companies continue to measure the risks and rewards of social media, boards are looking to management to bring some order to the chaos in the form of policies. Whether or not they participate in the myriad of social media channels, directors are becoming more aware of the potential risks.

BoardroomDirect August 2014 (Issue in focus: Changing message and messenger can be key to improving cybersecurity dialogue)
As cybersecurity has risen to the top of many boards’ risk management agendas, there is a more compelling need for clear dialogue between the C-suite and the board.

BoardroomDirect February 2014 (Issue in focus: The latest on cybersecurity)
President Obama’s new cybersecurity framework is the latest tool boards and management can use to address the myriad problems and IT risks associated with data breaches. It has become clear that security of intellectual property and customer data are not just IT problems anymore.

Directors & IT: What Works Best -- Abridged version
A user-friendly board guide for effective information technology oversight. This publication offers a summary of the complete version of the board guide for effective IT oversight. It highlights our suggested approach for how directors can fulfill their IT oversight responsibility effectively.

Directors & IT: What Works Best
This two-part comprehensive guide was developed to help directors bridge the "IT confidence gap." Part 1 outlines a structured and efficient six-step oversight process to help directors determine and execute their approach to IT oversight. Part 2 provides background information, potential rewards and risks, and board considerations for selected IT topics.

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