Gartner Research

Building an Effective IT Risk and Information Security Presentation for Your Board of Directors

Published: 19 June 2012

ID: G00235852

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor


It's critical for risk and security leaders to provide board-relevant and business-aligned content, while abstracting out all the direct technology references. Gartner describes the content for an effective board presentation on security and risk.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Common Failures in Board-Level Reporting
  • Guidance for Board-Level Reporting
  • Content for the Board Presentation
    • Addressing the Threat
    • Addressing the Organization's Readiness
    • Addressing Business Alignment and Board Engagement
    • The "Ask"
  • Establishing Ongoing Reporting
  • Every Board Presentation Is Different

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