H2. Inside Cyber Balance Sheets: Communicating Cyber Risks to Your Executives
Thursday, May 10, 2018
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
It's the day before your quarterly security briefing to the board, and you're panicking. What should you talk about? What will they care about? Do they really want to know about these threats? How much detail is too much? How do you demonstrate progress? How will you convince them to fund upcoming projects? This session tackles one of the biggest challenges facing today's security practitioner - how to talk to your executives, board members, and other stakeholders about cyber risks. Using original research from the Cyber Balance Sheet Report, this session presents data-backed tips for improving your cyber risk communication.
After completing this session, learner will:
- Bust through the myths and assumptions about how to communicate cyber risk to executives
- Be able to reframe cyber risk metrics to better meet the needs of executives and business leaders
- Have actionable advice for building trust with these stakeholders and improving dialogue
Yvette Connor is the CRO at Focal Point Data Risk. She has more than 20 years of experience building, quantifying and testing operational, reputational, and cyber risk frameworks. She is a respected thought leader, often speaking on the topics of cyber risk quantification, artificial intelligence, and operational risk frameworks.