Cyber risk measurement and the holistic cybersecurity approach

Part of Cover Article. Source McKinsey&Company


Comprehensive dashboards can accurately identify, size, and prioritize cyberthreats for treatment. Here is how to build them.

Damaging cyberattacks and streams of suspicious digital communications have made cybersecurity a top concern of the world’s business leaders. So say the overwhelming majority of responding board members in a recent McKinsey survey. Their answers are further evidence that cyber risk is now as important a priority for the leaders of public and private institutions as financial and legal risks. Facing a rising threat level and the magnitude of the potential impact, executives are insisting on full transparency around cyber risk and ways to manage it actively to protect their organizations. Read more