Current Topics

SID Cyber Security Month

Cyber security is an emerging hot topic in boardrooms. The rise in public data breaches and misuse of personal information are serious causes for concern. Companies have to be more vigilant and aware of cyber threats, even as technology becomes increasingly pervasive in our work and personal lives.

The Singapore Institute of Directors has dedicated the month of April to the important theme of cyber security, and has lined up a series of talks by professionals and expert consultants on board leadership for cyber resilience and the regulatory landscape.

Course Description Current Topics comprise a series of talks, forums, roundtables, workshops and panel discussions on current topics of interest to directors. The format of the session depends on the topic and the partner organisations, if any, conducting it.
Course Objectives Discuss key issues and differing perspectives on current topics related to directorship and corporate governance.
Course Objectives The following topics are planned for 2019 :

CTP 1: When You Unknowingly Break the Trust.
CTP 2: Board Leadership for Cyber Resilience.
CTP 3: Grappling with the Challenges of the Digital Economy in the Context of Data Protection and Cyber Security.
CTP 4: Blockchain for Directors.
CTP 5: Board Diversity.
CTP 6: Executive and Director Remuneration.
CTP 7: Business Transformation Through Design Thinking.
CTP 8: Cyber Security Threats and Data Breaches.

Note: The title, content and thrust of Current Topics, by their nature, may change depending upon the timing of delivery. New topics and sessions may be added during the year.
Target Audience
Individual board directors, senior management, aspiring directors and interested professionals.
Course Duration
2-4 hours.
Talks, forums, roundtables, workshops and panel discussions.
CPD Hours
2-4 hours.


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