We are committed to adapting our educational programs to address breaking news and emerging trends. With that in mind, the agenda below is subject to change as the event approaches. Registered attendees will be notified by email if significant changes are made to the agenda.

Day 1: Tuesday, November 6

7:00 AM — 8:15 AM
8:15 AM — 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

  • Welcome by NetDiligence
  • Welcome by Platinum Sponsor
  1. John Merchant, Ascent Underwriting
8:30 AM — 9:30 AM

New Claims Paradigm: Data Protection and Cyber Liability

  • Group litigation and representative actions
  • Class actions on the UK horizon?
  • Increase in claims and rise in damages
  • Policy language evolution to comply with GDPR
  1. Ian Birdsey (M), Pinsent Masons LLP
  2. Sandra Cole, Beazley
  3. Andrew Hill, Willis Towers Watson
  4. Anya Proops, 11KBW
  5. Neil Purslow, Therium
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM

Business Interruption

  • Status of market availability for significant cyber business interruption limits
  • Business interruption coverage: Cyber vs. Property
  • What is covered in typical BI wording and what is not
  • Difference in liability for different sectors
  • Who is buying and how much 
  1. Robert Parisi (M), Marsh
  2. Noona Barlow, AIG
  3. Lindsey Nelson, CFC Underwriting Ltd.
  4. David Umbers, Ascent
  5. Charlotte Worlock, Atheria Law
10:30 AM — 11:00 AM
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Breakout A: Silent Cyber Risk

  • What is silent cyber, why is it such a big topic and what are the regulatory requirements?
  • Best practices for building an exposure management framework
  • Review silent cyber claims we have seen in the market
  • Are there any solutions to overcome the challenge?
  1. Matthew Webb (M), Hiscox
  2. Luke Foord-Kelcey, Aon Benfield
  3. Johnny Fraser, Capsicum Re
  4. David Legassick, CNA Hardy
  5. John Merchant, Ascent Underwriting

Breakout B: Ransomware: Walkthrough of a Case

  • What a ransomware attack really looks like
  • Dos and donts in a ransomware incident
  • Should you pay ransom? And if so, how?
  • The forensics of a ransomware incident.
  1. Steven Hadwin, Norton Rose Fulbright
  2. Winston Krone, Kivu Consulting

Breakout C: GDPR: Management of a Multinational Cyber Breach

  • Pre-Breach planning
  • Vendor selections
  • Culture and language issues
  • Reconciling regulatory contradictions
  1. Hans Allnutt (M), DAC Beachcroft
  2. Dominic Cockram, Deloitte
  3. Cinthia Motley, Dykema
  4. Ryan Rubin, EY
  5. James Webster, Hiscox
12:00 PM — 1:15 PM
1:15 PM — 2:00 PM

Cyber War and Terrorism

  • Territorial considerations in defining acts of war and terrorism
  • Nature of state sponsored cyber attacks
  • Challenges in attribution of cyber attacks to specific bad actors or nation states
  • Coverage provisions addressing acts of war and terrorism
  1. Raheila Nazir (M), Chubb
  2. Marko Polunic, Munich Re
  3. VInce Vitkowsky, Seiger Gfeller Laurie LLP
2:00 PM — 2:45 PM

Breakout A: Industrial Internet of Things

  • Internet of things up and down the distribution chain
  • Critical infrastructure
  • Industrial Control Systems (ICSs)
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Coverage gaps and overlaps
  1. Matthew Hogg (M), Liberty Global Group
  2. Neil Hare-Brown, Storm Guidance
  3. Debbie Hobbs, Emergin Risk
  4. Brett Warburton-Smith, Lockton

Breakout B: Blockchain & Cyber insurance

  • Blockchain v Cryptocurrency: A Primer
  • Insurance Approach to Blockchain Risks
  • Insurance Approach to Cryptocurrency Insurance Risks
  • Insurance Approach to Initial Currency Offerrings (ICOs)
  • Future of Blockchain
  1. Christopher Liu (M), AIG
  2. Nicholas Berry, Norton Rose Fullbright
  3. James Tuplin, AXA XL
  4. Ed Ventham, ParagonBrokers

Breakout C: Mechanics of Adjusting a BI Loss

  • Mechanics of adjusting BI Losses
  • Analogs between BI and Property
  • Coverage wording
  1. Anthony Herring (M), JLT
  2. Adrian Brennan, Echelon Claims Consultants Ltd
  3. Ben Hobby, Baker Tilly
  4. Luke Johnson, Canopius
2:45 PM — 3:15 PM
3:15 PM — 4:00 PM

Modeling Cyber Risk

  • How models can be used to assess cyber exposures
  • Tools and benchmarks used to assess data aggregation exposure
  • Value of assessment tools
  • Case Study
  1. Stephen Wares (M), MS Amlin
  2. Mark Banks, Verisk
  3. Oliver Brew, CyberCube Analytics
  4. Thomas Harvey, RMS
4:00 PM — 4:45 PM

State of the Cyber Insurance Market

  • Long and short term view
  • Sustainable terms
  • How will technology shape future policies?
  • How will competitive forces shape future policies?
  1. Dan Trueman (M), AXIS
  2. Michael Bruemmer, Experian
  3. Alex Jomaa, Tokio Marine HCC
  4. Sarah Stephens, Marsh JLT Specialty
4:45 PM — 6:15 PM