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FIS Chief Risk Officer Greg Montana Co-Authors Incident Response Section of Newly Released Board Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight

Key facts

  • 7th edition of guidebook, published by the Internet Security Alliance and the National Association of Corporate Directors, provides guidance and tools to help boards enhance oversight of cyber risks.
  • Montana co-authored Incident Response section with GE CISO Nasrin Rezai.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Technology leader FIS™ (NYSE: FIS) announced today that its Chief Risk Officer Greg Montana has co-authored the Incident Response section of the 7th edition of the “Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight,” released last week by the Internet Security Alliance (ISA) and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

The guidebook, available on four continents and in five languages, provides comprehensive guidance and tools to help boards enhance their oversight of cyber risks, including management of insider threats, mergers and acquisition due diligence, and supply chain risk management.

The Incident Response section of the toolkit outlines steps that Boards should take to ensure their organizations have an effective program in place for monitoring and quickly responding to cyber-related incidents and events. Montana, a Board member of the ISA, co-authored the section with General Electric Chief Information Security Officer Nasrin Rezai.

"In today’s interconnected, always-on global marketplace, all organizations, large and small, need to be prepared to respond quickly to cyber events and incidents that could have a material impact on their operations and reputation,” Montana said. “The Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight is a practical guidebook for board members to ensure they have the information and tools they need to provide effective cyber-risk oversight. I am honored to have had the opportunity to co-author the Incident Response section with Nasrin Rezai of GE.”

The ISA-NACD Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight, which was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Justice Department, is applicable to board members of public and private companies as well as non-profit organizations.

NACD members can download a copy of the handbook at https://nacdonline.org/insights/publications.cfm?ItemNumber=67298.

About FIS

FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for merchants, banks and capital markets firms globally. Our more than 55,000 people are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests by applying our scale, deep expertise and data-driven insights. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS is a Fortune 500® company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. To learn more, visit www.fisglobal.com. Follow FIS on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@FISGlobal).

Kim Snider, 904.438.6278
Senior Vice President
FIS Global Marketing and Communications
kim.snider@fisglobal.com

Source: Fidelity National Information Services