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October 1, 2018 Press Release #NationalDigitalDirectorsDay

Celebrate #NationalDigitalDirectorsDay With A Call For Corporate Boards To Respond To Their Amazon Moment

The Future Of Business Needs Corporate Boards To Improve Their Technology and Cybersecurity Oversight To Shape and Secure The Digital Future

EL SEGUNDO, CA, USA, October 1, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Digital Directors Network (DDN) www.digitaldirectors.network the only association of technology and cybersecurity executives and directors working to improve corporate digital governance has declared October 1st #NationalDigitalDirectorsDay. DDN encourages the public to show their commitment to the digital future by calling on the companies they do business with to add a Qualified Technology Expert (QTE) to their corporate board with the hashtag #NationalDigitalDIrectorsDay and #QTE.

Every corporate board lives in fear of Amazon entering their industry.” Bob Zukis, DDN CEO

“It’s 10-01, what a perfect day for corporate boards to make sure they have the right technology and cybersecurity skills in their director ranks,” said Bob Zukis, DDN CEO who will make the announcement today at the National Association of Corporate Directors Global Leadership Summit in Washington, DC. Zukis calls this the Amazon Moment for corporate America. “Right now the cybersecurity risks are the headlines, but this is only one side of the story.

It’s been said the software is eating the world, well, it’s more like Amazon is eating the world and they are doing it through technology. Every board lives in fear of Amazon entering their industry.” Zukis, who is also a Professor at the USC Marshall School of Business refers to this as “opportunity risk” when speaking with corporate boards. “The future of business has a digital backbone, and corporate boards need these skills to advise and guide their companies,” he adds.

Recent boardroom survey data identified risk, security and new technologies as the hardest issues corporate directors are struggling to keep on top of. 

Working in the public interest, DDN is leading an effort to change the digital tone at the top of corporate America. “Cybersecurity is a public interest issue and SEC Commissioner Jackson has called it the most pressing issue in corporate governance today. As consumers we need the companies we choose to do business with to do a better job with cybersecurity, and this starts in the boardroom. We're better than this,” Zukis added.

DDN recommends that boards add a Technology and Cybersecurity Committee to effectively address these issues and calls for Qualified Technology Experts to serve on corporate boards.

About DDN

DDN is a boardroom engagement and education platform for directors and the only curated executive association of board qualified technology and cybersecurity experts, directors and organizations working to improve corporate digital governance. Membership is free for board ready digital and cybersecurity executives and directors.

For more information please email info@digitaldirectors.network.

Bob Zukis

Digital Directors Network

August 13, 2018 FT Agenda Featuring DDN — CIOs: Boards Don't Get IT

By Amanda Gerut August 13, 2018

Chief information officers and other tech executives have bemoaned boards’ lack of understanding about IT, cyber security and technology for years. But now a new website aims to bring some of those backroom concerns to boards’ attention.

The Digital Directors Network, which launched this summer, is a new resource for board-level education on IT, technology and cyber security. In addition, the Digital Directors Network (DDN) will maintain a curated list of CIOs and chief information security officers (CISOs), chief technology officers, chief risk officers and other technology executives for boards interested in recruiting new directors with tech expertise. The DDN initiative has partnered with security and risk management company NTT Security and the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and plans to roll out short informational videos and other educational resources for board members more fully in the fall.The DDN announced a new partnership with artificial-intelligence powered public filing analysis company MyLogIQ last week. MyLogIQ will provide the DDN with research on evolving digital governance practices. 

Full article available at www.agendaweek.com for their subscribers.

August 7, 2018 Press Release MyLogIQ Alliance

AI Meets The Boardroom To Shape And Secure The Digital Future

DDN and MYLOGIQ Alliance Will Improve Corporate Digital Governance To Serve The Public Interest.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Directors Network (DDN) www.digitaldirectors.network and MyLogIQ - www.mylogiq.com have announced an augmented-AI powered information alliance to improve how US public corporations govern IT to shape and secure the digital future.  The alliance will improve transparency, develop and disseminate leading practices and improve digital diversity in the corporate boardroom. (Click Title For Full Release)