Published: June 2024
Sector: State and local government entities

Those charged with governance (such as executive management, boards, and councillors) play an important role in cyber response and recovery effectiveness. Cyber incidents can have long-lasting economic and social impacts, so all entities must proactively manage risks and their response.

This checklist provides key questions that those charged with governance can consider with respect to their cyber security incident response and recovery. 

See our related report, Responding to and recovering from cyber attacks (Report 12: 2023–24).