Topic: Cybersecurity

Are you taking the necessary steps and measures to reduce your exposure to cyber crime?

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Upfront - Defence mechanism

The scale and speed of recent cyber attacks on large global firms drives home the importance of security at a board and company-wide level, writes Elizabeth Proust.

What directors need to know about adapting to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things will profoundly affect how we live our lives and businesses must adapt. Gavin Smith, Chair of the Internet of Things Alliance, explains what directors need to know.

What keeps directors awake at night: insights from the Director Sentiment Index

Every six months, as part of the Director Sentiment Index, the AICD asks members what issues are ‘keeping them awake at night’. Carissa Simons, the AICD’s Media Manager, runs through the current chall...

5 questions boards must ask about cybersecurity

“The day of the ball is not the time to learn how to dance,” says the Wall Street Journal’s Cybersecurity Research Director, Rob Sloan. At an AICD breakfast last week, he shared the five questions boa...

Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...

Cyber Defence

Oversight of cybercrime is top of the agenda for most modern-day boards, but as methods become increasingly sophisticated, Domini Stuart outlines what boards must do to stay ahead of the game.

5 top global risks in 2017

In an interconnected world shocks can spread swiftly and with devastating impact. A new World Economic Forum Report, based on a survey of experts, ranks the top global risks that could shake your orga...

The 5 steps boards should take to deal with crises

There may be no greater test of a board than how it deals with a crisis. The nerves, emotional responses and judgment of the directors are all tested in a time-critical situation. Mark Carrick GAICD o...

The man in charge of building Australia’s future

Adrian Turner, CEO of CSIRO’s Data61, speaks to Domini Stuart about the research organisation’s drive for greater ambition and innovative thinking in Australia.

The 8 best books of 2016 for directors

In time for your summer beach reading, the AICD picks its books of the year, including a biography of Alibaba founder Jack Ma, Michael Lewis’s follow up to Moneyball, and radical thinking on culture a...
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