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Corporate directors focusing on cybersecurity: Data breaches, rising costs brings cybersafeguards into the spotlight
August 19, 2016
As high profile data breaches continue to grab headlines, corporate boards need to make sure they’re deeply involved in the cybersafeguards at their companies.
"They have to accept responsibility," said David Finn, a former federal prosecutor who spent 16 years leading Microsoft’s efforts to fight cybercrime, counterfeiting and fraud. "It’s not just a server room issue. It’s a board room issue."
A group of national cybersecurity experts will discuss cyberthreats next week at the Corporate Directors Forum at Qualcomm’s headquarters at 5775 Morehouse Drive. The San Diego non-profit helps corporate board members with training and networking.
August 6, 2016
...“Corporate governance in San Diego is truly world class. We’re proud to be honoring this year’s most impactful leaders,” said Jack Yelverton, senior vice president, Aon Corporation, and Director of the Year co-chair. “In the current business climate, director leadership is more important than ever. To have each of our honorees nominated by their peers as the region’s highest achievers is special and we are pleased to ensure they receive the recognition they deserve.”
August 2, 2016
Corporate Directors Forum will recognize six San Diego directors for extraordinary contributions to corporate governance at its 26th annual Director of the Year Awards on Sept. 22 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.
The 2016 Director of the Year honorees:
Lifetime Contribution to Life Sciences: David Hale, chair and CEO, Hale BioPharma Ventures, former chair, Santarus, SkinMedica and others.
Corporate Governance: Magda Marquet, co-founder and co-chair, Althea Technologies.