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Jake Olcott, VP Government Affairs at BitSight, told SC Media UK that an effective cyber-security strategy must receive board-level approval. "Too many organisations leave cyber risk management to IT or IT security professionals to handle. This approach can result in poor prioritisation, misplaced resources, and other failures. Organisations with executive and board support for cyber-risk management are more likely to be successful in reducing risk," he said.