Cyber security study reveals lack of boardroom governance across UK industries


March 15, 2016

While 81% of UK boards have increased cyber security scrutiny after the TalkTalk breach, only 53% have data breach management plans in place, a survey has revealed.

Nearly half of UK companies polled across major sectors lack well-developed crisis management plans to deal with data breaches, a study commissioned by global tech firm CGI has revealed.

While 81% of respondents said they have increased cyber security scrutiny after the TalkTalk breach, only 53% said they had data breach management plans in place, according to the survey of more than 150 UK board members by the Centre for Economic and Business Research(CEBR).

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Source: Computer Weekly