Organizations with cyber-committed CEOs and boards can better manage cyber-risk, better protect against cyberattacks, and better leverage cybersecurity for strategic opportunities.
Accenture has identified three industry-leading practices to help make a much-needed shift from a technology—and operations—focused reporting, to a more strategic debate that is business-relevant and focused on protecting the most important assets of the business:
Capture the strategic picture of cybersecurity in the business.
Speak the language of business impact in all cybersecurity communications.
Build “muscle memory” for threat response at the CEO and board level.
The practices also address key findings from a recent Accenture research study of 2,000 security executives across 12 industries and 15 countries. The study showed surprisingly low levels of organizational cybersecurity competence.DOWNLOAD PDF