7 tactics for winning the cyber war, Part 3: Know what you need to know

This is the third of our 9-part series based on the information from our latest white paper – a complete copy is available by request.

The first step in having a board that understands your company’s cybersecurity protocols and procedures is to provide them with what they need to know about cybersecurity to operate effectively.

Having a high-level understanding of your cyber risks is important, but it isn’t enough. The National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework provides a set of industry standards and best practices for managing cyber risk that board members should review. This includes core principles that should be incorporated into your cybersecurity plan:

  • Identify
  • Protect
  • Detect
  • Transfer
  • Respond
  • Recover

To learn more about these principles and to find out how experienced legal counsel can work with your business to make sure appropriate regulatory interests are understood and proactively addressed, request a copy of our complete white paper "7 tactics for winning the cyber war: Battles strategies for directors and officers."