Doug Harmon was quoted in Corporate Board Member on the growing importance of having cybersecurity professionals on the board of directors.
"The growing menace of digital crimes and the SEC's increasing emphasis on directors' responsibilities mean 'cybersecurity is a huge concern for boards,'" said Doug, leader of the Securities & Corporate Governance Group and Risk & Compliance Group at Parker Poe.
"Companies have woken up to the fact that we've got to have someone on our board who's fully knowledgeable there to manage this risk from our oversight function," Doug said.
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Corporate Board Member was established in 1998 and written specifically for the directors of public companies listed with NASDAQ and the New York and American Stock Exchanges. The publication provides information on confronting board members and dealing with issues like whether to split the company's stock or how to establish a retirement plan for the board.