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Experts tackle cybersecurity from the inside

A few of the companies adding board members with cybersecurity expertise: Conversa Health The company hired Peter Levin, who overhauled the Department of Veterans Affairs' online health records system and now runs a data security company. "Healthcare tends to be at the front of the spear for attackers," Conversa Health CEO West Shell III said. Companies "need to have smart, technical board members. If not, they are going to wish they had." Xoom Corp. The online money transfer service added Tom Killalea, Amazon's first chief information officer. "Data hacking and data loss … are being scrutinized at higher and higher levels," Xoom CEO...