Episode 58: Cyber Governance


Modern organizations face continuous threats from bad actors that put systems, data and people at great risk. This is why it’s critical for companies to adopt solid cyber governance strategies.

Cyber governance, or cybersecurity governance, is a holistic approach to mitigating business risks. Via risk management and security awareness, companies develop cybersecurity plans designed to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats and cyberattacks.

Overall, a good cyber governance program will closely align with its company’s business objectives.

In this episode of Privacy Files, we talk to someone who has been driving technology transformation within companies for more than thirty years.

Mark Nicholls is Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Information Professionals Group (IPG) in Australia. At IPG, Mark helps companies develop world-class cybersecurity strategies.

We cover a variety of topics: from the current challenges facing cybersecurity professionals to best practices for establishing a successful cyber governance program.

Toward the end of the episode, Mark talks about how his professional experience has made him more privacy conscious. He provides a few simple tips on what we all can do to better protect our personal data. It’s a unique perspective coming from someone who is intimately familiar with how organizations collect and manage data.

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