Cybercriminal activity against global companies surged in the past year, with financial institutions continuing to be targeted for their high-value information. It is imperative that boards of directors and executive leaders keep close attention on the state of their company’s cybersecurity programs. Protiviti’s 2017 Security and Privacy Survey delivers insights on the specific policies and qualities that distinguish top-performing companies from other organizations with regard to security and privacy practices.
In this article, four Protiviti experts debate the financial services results from the latest Security and Privacy Survey. Positive signs are particularly evident in financial services companies where the board of directors is highly engaged in information security matters and management has a revised set of key information security policies in place.