Digital and Cybersecurity Governance Around the World
Annals of Corporate Governance
In countries around the world, economic dependency and growth is increasingly reliant upon the modern digital systems that power and enable services, products, and markets. Implementing and protecting these digital systems requires competent and capable public and private sector leadership actively governing the opportunities and risks of the digital future. While a small assortment of private sector corporate governance policies and practices exist worldwide related to digital and
... oversight, the broad-based application of structured boardroom oversight of these issues is both underdeveloped and underapplied and significantly lags the reality of how these technologies are impacting companies and societies in the modern world. This monograph coalesces some of the scattered but representative guidelines, rules and practices that are in existence in digital and risk governance. It also documents some of the recent developments in observed practices and regulatory rulemaking to develop a framework for digital and cybersecurity governance to develop this area as a necessary component of effective corporate governance worldwide.