Three guides that set out company directors' liabilities for managing information risk are now available from the Information Assurance Advisory Council website.
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Published by the Information Security Awareness, they cover directors' responsibilities with respect to information security and the organisation, its people and processes.
The ISAF said directors are accountable in law for how their organisation protects its information. This made information security a board-level issue. "Only the directors collectively have the necessary vision, organisational understanding, and authority required to address this issue," it said.