Mar 19–20, 2024


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: Monday, December 2

3:00 PM — 6:00 PM

Women in Cyber Afternoon Tea, Sponsored by CyberCube Analytics

Sponsored by Cyber Cyber Analytics, this event is a networking opportunity for women attending the NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit. We look forward to bringing together our community of women cyber professionals in the insurance, legal, security and technology sectors. Click HERE for more information.


6:00 PM — 7:30 PM

Day 2: Tuesday, December 3

8:00 AM — 9:00 AM
9:00 AM — 9:15 AM
9:15 AM — 10:00 AM

Claims & Losses Update

  • A Review of the 2019 NetDiligence Cyber Claims Study 
  • Types of Claims Being  Covered
  • Examination of Cost
  • Claims Notice and Claims Handling
  1. Lindsey Nelson (M), CFC
  2. Mark Greisiger, NetDiligence
  3. Luke Johnson, Canopius
  4. Helga Munger, Munich Re
  5. Mark Singer, Beazley
10:10 AM — 11:00 AM

Breakout A: Global Update on Privacy Laws, Enforcement and Legislation

  • Legislative and Regulatory Update
  • Recent Major Security Breaches
  • Litigation Update
  • Future of Privacy
  1. Hans Allnutt (M), DAC Beachcroft
  2. Alex Cameron, Fasken
  3. Jennifer Coughlin, Mullen Coughlin LLC
  4. Robin Hopkins, 11KBW
  5. Andrew Miers, HWL Ebsworth

Breakout B: Silent Cyber 

  • Current Status & Future Requirements
  • Summary of Regulatory Activity
  • Predicting Exposure & Key Accumulation Scenarios
  • Transitioning from Silent to "Very Loud" Cyber
  • Buyer's Point of View
  1. Anthony Cordonnier (M), Guy Carpenter
  2. Cyrus Delarami, Munich Re
  3. Tracie Grella, AIG
  4. Mark Lynch, Aon Re
  5. Bethany Vohlers, Verisk

Breakout C: Lifecycle of Data - Data Processors v Controllers

  • Insurance: Support, Recovery, Coverage
  • Where does exposure rest?
  • What contracts should be in place?
  • Breach Response
  1. Charlotte Worlock (M), Atheria Law PC
  2. James Arnold, KPMG
  3. Ruth Boardman, Bird & Bird
  4. Shannon Fort, Aon
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM

Breakout A: Cyber Warfare & Exclusions

  • Territorial Consideration
  • Nature of State Sponsored Attacks 
  • How do they get defined?
  • Challenges in Attribution
  • Coverage Provisions
  • Collateral Damage Response
  1. Sarah Stephens (M), Marsh JLT Specialty
  2. James Creasy, AXIS
  3. Raheila Nazir, Chubb
  4. Jonathan Spry, Envelop Risk

Breakout B: Growth of the SME Sector

  • Trends, Assessment, Coverage, Pricing
  • Educating the Policyholder
  • Exposure and Controls
  • Claims
  1. Caspar Stops (M), Ascent
  2. James Burns, CFC
  3. Tom Draper, Gallagher London
  4. Tony Kriesel, Hiscox London Market

Breakout C: Crisis Communications, PR and Reputational Harm

  • Protecting Brand and Reputation
  • Balancing Legal Risk/Regulatory Disclosure Requirements with Reputational Risk
  • Scrutiny on Impacted Business Post-Breach and Notification
  • Insurance Coverage: Availability, Triggers, Valuation
  1. Mark Whitehead (M), Deloitte
  2. Jennifer Giff, Edelman
  3. Antonis Patrikios, Dentons
  4. Jim Steven, Experian
  5. Matt Sumpter, CNA Hardy
12:30 PM — 1:45 PM

Lunch with Keynote Speaker Charlie McMurdie

The State of Cyber Crime and the Cyber Criminals:

Threats and Tactics Charlie McMurdie, former Detective Superintendent at New Scotland Yard and Head of the National Cyber Crime Unit, now deploys her cybercrime expertise in the private sector. Charlie will provide a current overview of cybercrime and real-world operational cases--including organised crime groups attacking financial institutions, dark markets that facilitate cyber trade, internet frauds, phishing and hacktivist attacks--as well as providing strategic ideas to confront the impact of cybercrime though the proactive use of emerging technologies.

  1. Charlie McMurdie, Achilleon Consultancy Ltd
1:45 PM — 2:30 PM

Breakout A: Mega-Breaches: Why are they still happening?

  • Common Themes
  • Common Failures
  • Lessons Learned (or not)
  • Claims
  1. Oliver Brew (M), Lockton Re
  2. Stuart Davis, CrowdStrike
  3. Andrew Maher, AXIS
  4. Alyssa Watzman, Lewis Brisbois

Breakout B: Fines & Penalties

  • Insurability and Coverage
  • Valuation
  1. Debbie Hobbs (M), Miller Insurance
  2. Lyndsey Bauer, Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd
  3. Ian Birdsey, Clyde & Co LLP
  4. Matthew Hogg, Liberty Global Group

Breakout C: Workshop: Interactive Business Interruption Scenario 

This 100 minute interactive workshop revolves around a simulated ransomware attack. As the situation unfolds, the company’s incident response team—and, by extension, the participants—will ask questions and make decisions regarding system restoration, negotiation, payment, legal ramifications, notification, public relations, and more. Each time new information is revealed, there will be a break in the action for live table discussions. Following the discussions, participants will help guide the company’s next actions by making selections on their mobile phones.
  1. Winston Krone (M), Kivu Consulting
  2. Luke Emrich, Tetra Defense
  3. Bill Hardin, Charles River Associates
  4. Marcus Harewood, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  5. Wayne Hayes-Heath, Equifax
  6. Ben Hobby, Baker Tilly
  7. Mark Hutcheon, Deloitte
  8. Laura Johnson, Chaucer Syndicates
2:40 PM — 3:30 PM

Breakout A: Systemic Risk & Aggregation

  • Using Models to Assess Cyber Exposures
  • Assessment of an Insured's and Carrier's Overall Data Aggregation Exposure
  • Tools and Benchmarks for Evaluating a Risk for Cyber Insurance Coverage
  1. Siobhan O'Brien (M), Guy Carpenter
  2. Ian Bird, Guidewire
  3. Derek Blum, Moody's RMS
  4. Marek Stanislawski, Allianz
  5. Emma Watkins, Lloyd's

Breakout B: Breach Response: Readiness and Resililency

  • The Problems: Interdependence, Growth of IoT, Siloed & Understaffed IT
  • Beyond Simple Data Protection
  • Preparing the Organization for Cyber Events
  • Embracing Innovation from the Top Down.
  • Creating a More Resilient Business Model 
  1. Vinny Sakore (M), NetDiligence
  2. Andrew Beckett, Kroll
  3. Ross McKean, DLA Piper
  4. Darren Thomson, CyberCube Analytics

Breakout C: Workshop: Interactive Business Interruption Scenario CONTINUED

This workshop is a continuation from the previous session.  Participants who began this workshop at 1:45pm will stay in this session to complete the workshop.  The workshop will conclude at 3:30pm.

4:00 PM — 4:45 PM

State of the Market

  • House Expertise on Technical Matters
  • New Coverages
  • Untested Wording and Policy Forms and the Impact on Claims
  • FinTech
  • Speed of Claims Process
  1. Jacqueline Spencer-Sim (M), Hamilton Insurance Group
  2. Ben Beeson,
  3. Mark Camillo, CyberAcuView
  4. Simon Milner, Miller Insurance Services LLP
  5. James Tuplin, AXA XL
4:45 PM — 6:15 PM

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