BNA’s Privacy & Security Law Report
Cybersecurity–It’s Not Just About ‘‘National Security’’ Anymore: ‘‘Directors Desk’’ and Other Incidents Sound Wake-Up Call for the Executive Suite and Board Room
February 28, 2011
Media attention on the recent security incident disclosed by NASDAQ in connection with its ‘‘Directors Desk’’ application has focused attention on the potential for organized cybercriminals to access sensitive corporate documents, such as communications related to board of director meetings. But while the media, the government and the techie crowd may be up to speed on cybersecurity threats to trade secrets and other commercially sensitive information, corporate executives and directors may benefit from some information on the subject.