Gartner Research

Board-Ready Slides for Cybersecurity and Technology Risk: Sample Narrative — Funding Request

Published: 03 March 2016

ID: G00258746

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

Summary

Security and risk management leaders may fail to provide board-relevant and business-aligned information, damaging their ability to generate funding. This research provides content for an effective board presentation on cybersecurity risk in a narrative about funding a security strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Slide 1: The Call to Attention
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 2: An Assessment of Current Strengths and Weaknesses
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 3: An Assessment of the Existing Risk Position
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 4: The Proposed Program of Work
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 5: The Transformation in Risk Position
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 6: A Detailed Assessment of the Resolved Issues
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 7: The Request for Funding
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 8: The Proposed Governance Model to Ensure Success
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 9: The Outcome Expected From the Strategy
    • Key Concept
    • Content and Narrative
  • Slide 10: The Call for Action
  • Some Final Advice

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