Leadership are looking to metrics and insights to face today’s cybersecurity concerns. At the end of 2017, Protiviti sponsored a Cyber Summit in Chicago with speakers from Northwestern Mutual, First Midwest Bank, Zebra Technologies, and ParkerGale Companies. We were also joined by Doug Hubbard, author of How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk
. The talks centered on how cybersecurity metrics can be used to communicate effectively with the board. This article summarizes the topics covered, including: stop overcomplicating risk reporting, reporting to five different boards, behind the questions boards ask, and meaningful metrics.