Publications

2015

  1. Emerging Practices in Cyber Risk Governance

    October 2015 | Key Business Issues

    This report explores the lessons of the massive cyber hacks of Target, JP Morgan Chase, Anthem, and Sony and outlines best practices for proactive cyber risk governance.

  2. Emerging Practices in Cyber Risk Governance (CEO Strategic Implications)

    October 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Is your company at risk for a cyber security breach? This report explores the impact of hacks of Target, Sony, JP Morgan, and Anthem and makes recommendations for better cyber risk governance.

  3. Emerging Practices in Cyber Risk Governance (CFO Strategic Implications)

    October 2015 | Key Business Issues

    This report explores best practices for cyber risk governance and implications for CFOs based on case studies of companies that have protected themselves and those that have suffered massive hacks.

  4. Emerging Practices in Cyber Risk Governance (General Counsel Strategic Implications)

    October 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Cyber attackers are increasingly sophisticated. Is your cyber risk governance structure a match? This report features case studies of cyber security breaches and outlines best practices for cyber risk governance.

  5. Next Frontier for Boards: Oversight of Risk Culture

    June 2015 | Director Notes

    This report provides board members an overview of new risk oversight expectations, outlines potential handicaps they may encounter, and offers suggestions for overseeing their company’s risk culture.

  6. Big Data Doesn't Mean 'Big Brother' (Implications for Legal and Risk Officers)

    May 2015 | Key Business Issues

    Organizations at the leading edge of HCA are using new sources of workforce data to gain competitive advantage. However, these practices raise privacy, legal, and ethical concerns.

  7. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: US Edition

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    With modest global economic growth expected, US CEOs view Human Capital in all its forms as the primary fuel that will drive the engines of growth in their organizations.

  8. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Creating Opportunity out of Adversity—Building Innovative, People-Driven Organizations

    January 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs are undeterred in their quest for new sources of growth and show few signs of hunkering down in the defensive postures seen in the years immediately following the 2008 financial crisis.

2014

  1. Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk

    July 2014 | Director Notes

    Addressing supply chain risk and sustainability in isolation may put a firm at considerable risk. Companies should pursue strategies that recognize that supply chain risk and sustainability are inextricably intertwined.

  2. We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now

    April 2014 | The Conference Board Review

    Risk management used to be someone else's job—usually the head of security. But today, practically everyone's job requires managing risk in some form.