Time for bosses to sit up and take notice of cybersecurity

C-suite executives may find that new European Union legislation (GDPR) will force them to take the threat of cyber-attack seriously

The recent global ransomware worm, infecting more than 250,000 computers in 150 countries and as many as one in five of all NHS Trusts in the UK, is proof of the disruption that a cyber attack can bring to an organisation. Nick Coleman, global head of cyber security intelligence at IBM Security, hopes that those in the C-suite can learn from the events of recent weeks and take the risk of cyber attack seriously. But here’s the thing, why should it take such an event to get the C-suite sitting up and taking the cyber threat seriously?

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