The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the urgency for companies to build a resilient cybersecurity strategy that incorporates strong governance and data protection as a priority. The increase in the number of cyber-attacks poses a significant challenge not just to companies themselves, but also to rightsholders like consumers and other actors in the digital ecosystem that they interact with.

This webinar aims to highlight the implications for investors when assessing companies’ readiness to the threats presented by the pandemic including those relating to digital security, privacy and human rights. Speakers will share the learnings from the PRI collaborative engagement on cybersecurity and discuss the regulatory and ethical implications of recent technological developments aimed at addressing the outbreak.

Speakers include:

  • David Sneyd, Vice President, Analyst, Responsible Investment, BMO Global Asset Management
  • Alan Easton, Consultant Data Protection Lawyer, DLA Piper
  • Dr Ilia Siatitsa, Programme Director, Privacy International

Moderated by:

Vaishnavi Ravishankar, Senior Analyst, ESG, PRI