Nasdaq Announces New Corporate Threat Preparedness Series -- 'POINT'
To coincide with October's U.S. National Cyber Security Awareness Month, cyber security will be the inaugural topic in the Nasdaq POINT Series. Other planned topics in the series will include activism, M&A, intellectual property protection, global talent wars, among others. The Nasdaq POINT Series will be delivered through engaging webinars, white papers and in-person events - and will include subject matter experts and other luminaries to share up-to-date information and recommendations.
"The greatest threats to businesses are those that the companies are unprepared to address," said
As part of the POINT initiative's initial focus on cyber security, Nasdaq will be conducting a variety of activities throughout October and Q4 including:
- An independent research report with Tanium on the challenges facing board of directors and executive teams around cybersecurity awareness and readiness, questions to be asked of executive teams, and actionable guidance on how to have a meaningful board level dialogue around security posture and risk;
- Corporate Solutions fire side chat client video with Nasdaq CISO Lou Modano on cyber security challenges and management for corporates;
October 21- hosting National Cyber Security Alliance'sannual cyber day at MarketSite, including Closing Bell ceremony, press conference and luncheon. This year's theme is "Challenges and Opportunities to Securing the Internet of Things."
October 26- CIO Thought Leadership Forum on Cyber Securityat MarketSite, hosted by Nasdaq CIO Brad Peterson;
October 29- Directors Desk will host a live panel discussion from Nasdaq global headquarters for boards and corporate secretaries, "Cybersecurity - What Board Members Need to Know."
"There is absolutely no disputing that cyber security is easily among the top five issues that are front and center on the minds of every C-level executive running a company," said
More information about the POINT series including access to events will be made available at: business.nasdaq.com.
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