The Pandemic Is a Catalyst for Better Board Discussions About Cybersecurity

NACD Directorship | January/February 2021

By Mike Lloyd and Ray Rothrock

Cybersecurity is a universal challenge because there is an appreciable
part of every modern organization’s business that is digital
and therefore vulnerable to cyberattack. And this really is a war,
albeit with blurred front lines and unclear rules of engagement.
But the perennial challenge for directors is to clear away the fog.
The cyber landscape is exceptionally difficult because it is constantly
shifting—and winning depends on those who can best act
on imperfect information.