From the Fall 2015 Issue

Cybersecurity and Leadership: A Changing Landscape

Connie Uthoff
Asst. Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Masters George Washington University

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Within the past few years the increase of cyber-attacks in both severity and quantity has introduced risks that impact board members and CEOs more directly than ever before. Previously, the boardroom was not a place where members often concerned themselves with cyber- or technology-related issues. Organizations would hire chief technology or chief information officers to oversee these areas. CEOs were not held directly accountable for data loss or breaches, and didn’t lose their jobs on account of these issues. Over the past few years, however, this model has changed.

Less than five years ago . . .

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