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4 things cyber-savvy organisations have in common
9 August 2017 | Leon Fouche
The cybersecurity landscape is rapidly evolving. More organisations are investing time and resources into ensuring that they are on the front foot when disaster strikes. BDO Australia’s National Leade...
Board and management
What directors need to know about fintech
9 August 2017
Since all organisations rely on financial services in some way, directors will need to be cognisant of the changes fintech is bringing as it enters the mainstream.
Finance and Insurance
Cybersecurity red flags: 7 questions answered by Optus’ cyber expert
26 July 2017 | Stuart Mort
The recent scourge of worldwide cyber attacks like WannaCry and Petya have increased the demand for urgent action, education and preparation against these inevitable threats. Throughout June and July,...
Upfront - Defence mechanism
1 June 2017 | Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD
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
31 May 2017
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
10 May 2017 | Carissa Simons
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...
Liability and Compliance
Advocacy and policy
5 questions boards must ask about cybersecurity
29 March 2017
“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
8 March 2017
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...
1 March 2017 | Domini Stuart
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
8 February 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...
Economy and society and sustainability