Cyber-Risk Oversight

Cyber-Risk Oversight

This resource center is a repository for all NACD content, services, and events related to the fast-moving and complex issue of cybersecurity oversight. Here you will find practical guidance, tools, and analyses tailored to the full board, relevant committees, and individual directors.

Thought Leadership & Research

Becoming a cyber-committed board and c-suite 2017 Cyber-threat landscape summary report Emerging trends in cyber-risk oversight Ensuring effective cybersecurity oversight for global enterprises The board's role in data privacy oversight Personal email vs. board portals for board communications What boards should know about the GDPR

Expert Commentary

What directors should look for in their cybersecurity briefing Defending corporate assets from cyberattacks Five takeaways from NACD’s cyber summit on board cybersecurity oversight Enhancing cyber-risk oversight Three steps to improving cybersecurity oversight in the boardroom Rethinking cyber-risk maxims The risk cyberattacks pose to corporate directors Responding to a cybersecurity breach: crisis communications considerations Why are people part of the cybersecurity equation?

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value and expand their education

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Questions for assessing your board’s cyber literacy Questions your board should ask management about cybersecurity Questions your board should ask management if you’ve been breached Board-level cybersecurity metrics Sample cyber-risk dashboards Cybersecurity considerations during M&A phases Sample board self-assessment on cybersecurity culture Key questions to consider in assessing cyber-risks A baseline diagnostic guide to enhance cyber-risk oversight (FAIR Institute) How to build a relationship with the CISO

Videos and Webinars

Dr. Phyllis Schneck (DHS) discusses cyberhygiene as a boardroom investment Board engagement in cyber risk

Upcoming Events

NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Certificate Course Master Class NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 21–24, 2019, in Washington, DC)

New Cybersecurity Certificate

Earn the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, issued by Carnegie Mellon University