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 practices in cyber-risk oversight The board's role in data privacy oversight Personal email vs. board portals for board communications What boards should know about the GDPR Governing digital transformation and emerging technologies

Expert Commentary

What directors should look for in their cybersecurity briefing Enhancing cyber-risk oversight The risk cyberattacks pose to corporate directors Retired admiral on why cybersecurity is the chief challenge of our times Oversight of cyber risks in a complex regulatory environment Why your next CISO should have breach experience Questions for assessing company’s response capabilities Why people are still the weakest link in cybersecurity and data privacy Keep up with expectations around data privacy Get the right metrics and reports for your board The important of assessing third-party cyber risk

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 Challenges in new technology and cyber risk Update on emerging threats and D&O insurance concerns

Upcoming Events

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

Cybersecurity Certificate

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