A lack of due diligence with cybersecurity can lead to hefty financial penalties, lost business and productivity, regulatory fines and litigation. But cybersecurity starts with executive buy-in. Without it, the program will have no direction to succeed.
This is the second in a series of articles to inform multifamily professionals of the current cybersecurity threat-scape and recommend best practices for dealing with these issues.
PART II – A LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION: IMPLEMENTING PROPER CYBERSECURITY GOVERNANCE
Even though I am a technology professional, I can say unequivocally that cybersecurity starts with executive leadership. It can’t be a grassroots program started by the IT department. Without management buy-in, a cybersecurity program has no direction, no funding, no teeth.