eBook: How to Successfully Convince Your Board of Directors to Fund Your Cybersecurity Priorities

The risk of cyberattacks keeps boards of directors awake at night. Now that they can be held personally liable for cybersecurity breaches, directors and officers are acutely aware that the volume and complexity of cyberattacks are growing and could have a significant impact on the company’s bottom line. If a cyberattack occurs at your company, board members will be under intense scrutiny to assess if they upheld their fiduciary responsibilities.  

That means their motivation to understand your company’s cybersecurity issues is at an all-time high. As the gatekeepers to approving funding for your cybersecurity priorities, it’s important for them to understand how your security strategy will impact the business’s risk profile.  

If you’re asked to present to the board about your cybersecurity strategy, this is critical information to convey succinctly and in terms business leaders understand. After all, cybersecurity is no longer just a technology issue – but a business risk issue.  

In this eBook, you’ll learn: 

  • The current issues driving urgency to convince your board of directors to invest in and support the cybersecurity solutions you’re advocating for 
  • Guidelines for creating a winning board presentation, including how to prepare for it, ways to leverage stories to sell your idea, the types of metrics to share and what to do once the presentation is done 
  • What NOT to do when preparing for or giving a presentation to the board of directors 
  • Nine questions the board of directors will most likely ask so you can have your answers at the ready 

These tips come from a CISO & cybersecurity consultant who’s been in your shoes and learned, sometimes the hard way, the best methods for presenting to a board and convincing them to fund your projects.  

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