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Board-Ready Slides for Cybersecurity and Technology Risk: Sample Narrative — First-Time Presentation

Published: 03 March 2016

ID: G00297466

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman, Rob McMillan, Paul Proctor

Summary

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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Slide 1: Acknowledging the Headlines
    • Narrative
  • Slide 2: Focusing on Industry- and Organization-Specific Threats
    • Key Concepts
    • Narrative
  • Slide 3: There Is No Such Thing as Perfect Protection
    • Key Concepts
    • Narrative
  • Slide 4: Explaining Program Maturity and Its Relationship to Risk Posture
    • Key Concepts
    • Narrative
  • Slide 5: Explaining Program Maturity and Its Relationship to Risk Posture
    • Key Concepts
    • Narrative
  • Slide 6: More Detail on Program Gaps and Opportunities for Improvement
    • Narrative
  • Slide 7: The Linkage Between Business Outcomes and Cybersecurity
    • Narrative
  • Slide 8: The Linkage Between Business Outcomes and Cybersecurity
    • Narrative
  • Slide 9: Next Steps

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