Cybersecurity: At the crossroads of risk
White & Case Private Equity Viewpoint - Issue #2
Does private equity have the appropriate cybersecurity safeguards in its own operations and at the portfolio level?
“In private equity, the loss or gain of value is what determines a firm’s success, and so understanding cyber risk has never been more important.”
Cybersecurity is a rising threat to revenue and reputation. But as Ian Bagshaw and Steve Chabinsky of global law firm White & Case find, it also offers a new opportunity for the private equity industry for those able to master the risks
“Cybersecurity is now an extremely hot sector, so it’s critical to understand the trajectory of technology.”
Shawn Henry, president of CrowdStrike Services and the chief security officer of CrowdStrike, Inc., outlines the importance of strong cybersecurity governance at all points in the investment chain