Cyber due diligence has increasingly moved up the agenda for legal practitioners and those involved in funding or indeed divesting assets that may risk or benefit from a cyber risk assessment.

According to a 2016 survey of public-company directors released by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Veracode over 50% said a breach would significantly lower the target’s valuation and 22% wouldn’t consider acquiring a company that had recently experienced a significant data breach.

Read our post on how to "cyberproof" your M&A.