Cybersecurity Concerns Underpin Continued Push in the Regulatory and Legal Arenas

    View Author 5 September 2014

    While Congress continues its aggressive push on cybersecurity legislation, regulatory oversight and legal efforts continue across the spectrum of industries effectively filling the gap in addressing now every day concerns over cybersecurity, data protection, data security and privacy issues.

    The daily updates on wide-ranging cybersecurity attacks are creating a new and increased regulatory, legal and compliance focus on companies and what actions are being taken to protect consumers and shareholders. While the recently issued Cybersecurity Framework is voluntary, it makes clear that the C-Suite and Boards/Directors have a specific responsibility to be involved in the oversight and implementation of cybersecurity risk management.