Five Cybersecurity Questions for Boards or Investors

Five Cybersecurity Questions for Boards or Investors

Ryan Leirvik
Boards of Directors and investors do not need to be technical experts to oversee or discover cybersecurity risk in organizations. They do, however, need to ask probing questions to ascertain the maturity level of, and fundamental challenges within, the way organizations understand and manage cybersecurity risk. In our interactions with Executive Board of Directors, Venture Capital Investors, and M&A due diligence analysts, a common question routinely surfaces when executives seek to understand a company’s cybersecurity risk: What do I need to ask to gain a true sense of how a particular organization understands and manages cybersecurity risk?