The Board's Challenge of Overseeing Cyber Risk

Inside Americas Boardrooms
All over the world, companies and boards are challenged by cyber and/or data security. Does any board committee ''own'' cyber risk oversight-and what would that look like in practice?

In this episode, Diane Smith-Gardner, non-executive board member for Wesfarmers and AGL Energy, describes the types of conversations that should be happening in the boardroom:

  • What is the board's role in cyber risk oversight? How is it evolving?
  • How are Australian companies addressing committee ownership of cyber risk?
  • In what ways should boards hold the CTO or CIO accountable?

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