3 Key Points the Board Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

Officer and director liability for cybersecurity incidents is a hot topic. It will only get hotter because, when it comes to risks impacting the company, the buck stops at the Board of Directors. As it should. Cybersecurity and corporate governance law are converging to develop a duty for the Board to be involved in cybersecurity issues … Continue reading 3 Key Points the Board Needs to Know About Cybersecurity

Managing Cybersecurity Risks for Boards of Directors

In his latest Ethical Boardroom article, Shawn Tuma explains why it is important for board members to have an active role in their company's cybersecurity preparation and tells them several key steps they can take to do so. Tuma also explains why cybersecurity is as much a legal issue and business issue as it is … Continue reading Managing Cybersecurity Risks for Boards of Directors

Cybersecurity Legal Year in Review – #DtSR Podcast

Do not miss this podcast discussing key cybersecurity legal events from 2015. Shawn Tuma joined the DtSR Gang [Rafal Los (@Wh1t3Rabbit), James Jardine (@JardineSoftware), and Michael Santarcangelo (@Catalyst)] on the Down the Security Rabbit Hole podcast. In this episode... Most important cybersecurity-related legal developments of 2015 Tectonic Shift that occurred with “standing” in consumer data … Continue reading Cybersecurity Legal Year in Review – #DtSR Podcast

What Do Cybersecurity, Brown M&M’s & Credit Ratings Have in Common?

Of all the examples of pompous extravagance the legendary rock band Van Halen exemplified, one that has always stood out was the band's contractual requirement that the dressing room has M&M's -- but warned there were to be no brown M&M's. If any were there, the band had the right to cancel the concert at the … Continue reading What Do Cybersecurity, Brown M&M’s & Credit Ratings Have in Common?