Accountants have a number of skills that are relevant in cybersecurity, according to Lisa Traina, Partner at Traina & Associates. Among other skill-sets and areas of expertise, accountants are excellent at inventory, which translates into helping your business, and your IT team, ensure all systems are properly updated and protected. Accountants’ skills in audit can also help boost your cybersecurity’s ongoing monitoring.
Despite the advantages of adopting sustainability reporting practices, many business owners and board directors continue to view sustainability reporting as merely a compliance exercise. They also have the mindset that over-disclosure could result in leakage of trade secrets and loss of competitive advantage.