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38% of Attorneys Fail to Disclose Cybersecurity Issues to Board

Dark Reading

08 Sep 2017

Partner Miriam H. Wugmeister addressed the lack of disclosure board members face on cybersecurity matters in the Dark Reading article “38% of Attorneys Fail to Disclose Cybersecurity Issues to Board.” The findings were based on ALM Intelligence and Morrison & Foerster’s “Up-At-Night” survey released this summer.

“Cybersecurity oversight has also moved to the boardroom, where directors are expected to be accountable for cyber matters, but, we discovered, are often not briefed on these issues regularly enough,” she said. “With high-profile data security incidents constantly in the news, including a wave of recent global ransomware attacks, regular board reporting is a key component of an organization’s readiness plan.”

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