Cybersecurity and the Board's Responsibilities — ‘What's Reasonable Has Changed'

One basic function of a modern corporate board is to oversee risk management, including cybersecurity threats to customer’s personal information, trade secrets and other sensitive business information. Cybersecurity is also an area where board members themselves may create risks for the company, because they are receiving and communicating...

One basic function of a modern corporate board is to oversee risk management, including cybersecurity threats to customer’s personal information, trade secrets and other sensitive business information. Cybersecurity is also an area where board members themselves may create risks for the company, because they are receiving and communicating sensitive data. For that reason, board members — and their personal email accounts — may be targets of attackers. In this interview, special counsel Michael Yaeger discusses the responsibilities board members have in addressing those cybersecurity risks.

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