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Part 3: The Cost of Ignoring Cybersecurity: A Board’s Role in Overseeing and Managing Cyber Risk [VIDEO]

In the final segment of an S4x20 video on Cybersecurity Law and Governance, Lisa Sotto, Chair of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, explains what effective cybersecurity oversight looks like for a company board of directors. While boards may have paid lip service to cyber risk a decade ago, they moved the issue to the top of their radar screen in the wake of CEO terminations resulting from cyber attacks. Sotto addresses responsible oversight by boards and offers best practice recommendations for preparedness efforts. She warns that boards that ignore cybersecurity concerns do so at their own peril.

For more detail, watch Part 3 below. Part 1 and Part 2 are also available.

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In today’s digital economy, companies face unprecedented challenges in managing privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with the collection, use and disclosure of personal information about their customers and employees. The complex framework of global legal requirements impacting the collection, use and disclosure of personal information makes it imperative that modern businesses have a sophisticated understanding of the issues if they want to effectively compete in today’s economy.

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s privacy and cybersecurity practice helps companies manage data and...

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