Risk Oversight

Why Boards and Business Leaders Should Welcome the Cybersecurity Agenda

By Bob Kress


Directorship Magazine

After many years in information technology (IT) strategy, cybersecurity, and technology operations, I’m an optimist when it comes to the positive role of cybersecurity in a world of accelerated change. But I must admit that it troubles me to learn that 86 percent of business leaders believe global geopolitical instability is moderately or very likely to lead to a catastrophic cyber event in the next two years...

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Bob Kress
Bob Kress is a managing director at Accenture Security, where he is the co-chief operating officer and the global lead for quality and risk.


This article is from the Spring 2023 issue of Directorship.