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The board strikes back

New Statesman Cyber Security 26 Feb - 03 Mar 2016

Recent data breaches have scared Board members – in particular the TalkTalk incident in October 2015, and the aggressive media coverage that surrounded it.

Still, even in response to Board level demands, many large organisations continue to focus on IT point solutions, looking for some imaginary tactical silver bullet that would make the problem disappear.

In our opinion, this is a problem deeply rooted in corporate governance, organisational and cultural matters, which requires a fundamental rethinking and rewiring of information security practices, driven by the Board itself. Responding tactically to data breaches is simply not good enough anymore.

This article from Corix Partners was featured in the New Statesman Cyber Security supplement published on 26th February 2016. Other contributors to the supplement included Ed Vaizey, minister for the Digital Economy; Malcolm Marshall, global leader for cyber security at KPMG and Dr Adrian Davis, managing director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at (ISC)2.

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