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Episode 67 — PE Views: The Most Pressing Cybersecurity Considerations for Private Equity

January 23, 2024
PE companies face increasing risk from cyberattacks, and regulators have begun holding directors personally accountable for cybersecurity failings.

Cyberattacks targeting well-resourced businesses, especially those with institutional backing, financial support, and deep insurance coverage, have become increasingly prevalent. PE portfolio companies in particular find themselves in the crosshairs of sophisticated attackers — a heightened risk that underscores the need for boards to devote attention to cyber-incident preparations.

In this episode of Connected With Latham, Huw Thomas, Co-Chair of Latham’s London Corporate Department, speaks to fellow London partner James Lloyd about the unique challenges PE firms now face. 

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