How Boards Can Approach Emerging Cyber Governance Challenges: Mitigating Security Risks Amid a Pandemic-Induced Explosion in Virtual Activity

January 19, 2021 2:45pm

Michael R. Whitt, Q.C.

Michael R. Whitt, Q.C.
Partner
Bennett Jones LLP (Calgary, AB)

While cybersecurity threats were already significant before the onset of COVID, the mass shift to remote work and virtual meetings magnified concerns further. Risks associated with increased reliance on remote technology have moved cybersecurity to the top of many organizations’ corporate agenda. This session will address:

  • Vulnerabilities encountered in the sudden move to virtual and lessons learned
  • Emerging security threats and what is at stake for corporations
  • Rethinking policies and procedures to mitigate risk
  • The need for continued vigilance as remote work becomes more normalized after the pandemic