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Lessons from Practice: Insights on Cybersecurity Strategy for Business Leaders, From SMES to Global Enterprises

A new report has expert insight from industry-leading cybersecurity and risk practitioners on the cyber threat faced by today’s organisations. Importantly, there are recommendations and practical steps to develop a cybersecurity strategy aimed at business leaders and practitioners in organisations of all sizes.

James Crotty and Professor Elizabeth Daniel are the co-authors of Lessons from Practice: Insights on cybersecurity strategy for business leaders, from SMEs to Global Enterprises. They stress that cybersecurity is not just an IT issue, and is actually a business issue which must be led by the board and other business leaders. James is a member of the Open University Business School’s International Advisory Board (IAB) which provides international business and management expertise to support the delivery of our research and teaching. He holds a number of board and advisory roles across different sectors, following a career of more than two decades with American Express. Elizabeth is Professor of Information Management who leads the Open University Business School’s Department for Strategy and Marketing (DSM). She is co-author of the book Benefits Management: How to increase the business value of your IT projects and numerous academic papers on the effective use of IT by businesses.