Sep 30 — Oct 02


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, October 4

12:00 PM — 4:00 PM

Learn to Surf at the Santa Monica Beach Sponsored by BreachQuest

Have you ever wanted to learn to surf--or do you feel like grabbing some lunch on the beach before stating the Cyber Risk Summit?  Instructors from the Santa Monica Surf Club will be on hand to guide your experience in the water, and lunch will be provided.  We will also have boogie boards, and beach games available.  Join us for an afternoon of sun, surf and great food!

5:00 PM — 6:30 PM

Opening Reception Sponsored by Mullen Coughlin & Palo Alto Networks Unit 42

Join us as we celebrate connecting with our community in California.  Just off the pool deck, the Ocean Terrace offers one of the best views of the sunset, the Pacific Ocean, and the Santa Monica Pier.  

Day 2: Tuesday, October 5

8:15 AM — 8:30 AM
8:30 AM — 9:30 AM
9:30 AM — 10:20 AM

PLENARY: 2021 Claims & Losses Update

  • A Review of the 2021 NetDiligence Cyber Claims Study
  • Types of Claims Being Covered
  • Examination Cost
  • Claims Notice and Claims Handling
  1. John Mullen (M), Mullen Coughlin LLC
  2. , Tokio Marine HCC
  3. Harriet Bateman, Baker Tilly
  4. Mark Greisiger, NetDiligence
  5. Scott Swift, Swiss Re
10:50 AM — 11:40 AM

BLUE: Supply Chain Security & Business Interruption Implications

  • Vulnerabilities & Common Threats
  • Vendor & Supplier Issues
  • Third Party Assessments
  • Understanding Detection Capabilities & Reporting Requirements
  • Aggregation Concerns & Cascading Implications Across Industries
  • Business Interruption and CBI
  • Managing These Risk & Remaining Sustainable as an Industry
  1. Robert Olsen (M), Ankura
  2. David Cowen, KPMG
  3. Thomas Kang, Allianz
  4. Erin Kenneally, SentinelOne
  5. Matthew Prevost, Chubb

GREY: Impact of AI on the Cyber Industry

  • Artificial Intelligence Definitions
  • Issues of Privacy, Security & Bias
  • Regulatory Exposure for the Use of AI
  • Insurability
  1. Theodore Kobus (M), BakerHostetler
  2. Lilith Bat-Leah, Driven
  3. Laura Burke, Canopius
  4. Martin Leicht, Marsh

ORANGE: Data Privacy Enforcement: California & Beyond

  • Top Enforcement Initiatives of the California AG Office 
  • Actions under CCPA and CART  
  • Consumer Complaints Handling
  • Assessment of Fines and Penalties
  • Insurance Coverage Perspective & Response
  • Business & Legal Strategies Responding to Enforcement Actions
  1. Myriah Jaworski (M), Beckage
  2. Jennifer Oliver, MoginRubin LLP
  3. Jacob Petty, WTW
  4. Colleen Yushchak, Ankura
11:40 AM — 12:30 PM

BLUE: Plugging the Cyber Education Gap with Effective Risk Management

  • Underwriter/Broker Collaboration in Closing the Education Gap on Cyber Risk
  • Market Tools to Answer Queries on Price & Coverage and to Demonstrate the Value of Cover
  • Improving the Validity of Customer Data
  • Implementing Protections for Key Entry Points as Part of a Comprehensive Risk Engineering Approach
  • What Can the Industry Provide to SME Clients 
  1. Eric Seyfried (M), AXIS
  2. Preetam Dutta, Elpha Secure
  3. Mike Rastigue, Crum & Forster
  4. Keeley Sidow, Aon
  5. Lauren Winchester, Corvus Insurance

GREY: Cyber Insurance, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

  • Digital Assets and Evolving Exposures
  • Insurance Solutions to Address Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Impact on Crypto Risks on Forensics and BI Coverage
  • Reliance on Indemnification Agreements Within Vendor Contracts
  • Value Generation with Non-Fungible Tokens
  • Underwriting Challenges
  1. Neeraj Sahni (M), Aon
  2. Ryan Dalrymple, AXIS
  3. Cristina Dolan, RSA NetWitness
  4. Bennett Moore, RSM US LLP

ORANGE: How 2020 Has Blurred Attorney Client Privilege in Incident Response

  • What Factors Courts Look to When Determining Whether Forensic Efforts are Privileged 
  • Identify Strategies & Techniques to Overcome Common Pitfalls
  • What Should/Should Not be Documented During Incident Response
  • Pros & Cons of Third-Party Forensic Retainer Agreements
  • When to Engage Legal Counsel
  • Distributing Copies of Forensic Reports
  • How Privilege May be Waived During Litigation and Regulatory Investigations
  1. Ronald Raether (M), Troutman Pepper
  2. Doug Howard, Pondurance
  3. Andrea Hoy, A.Hoy & Associates
  4. Dom Paluzzi, McDonald Hopkins
  5. Julia Verdi, At-Bay
12:30 PM — 1:35 PM
1:35 PM — 2:25 PM

BLUE: Emerging Technology Risks & Coverage Issues

  • Overview of Emerging Tech & Definitions
  • Data Science & Implementation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Risk Management Implications
  • Coverage Issues
  1. Christopher Keegan (M), Brown & Brown
  2. Meghan Hannes, Beazley
  3. James Jansen, Consilio
  4. James Sherer, BakerHostetler

GREY: M&A Challenges

  • The Right Level of Cyber Due Diligence
  • The Current Reality of Risk in Transactions
  • The Current State os Cyber M&A Contract Terms
  • The Role of Cyber Insurance in a Transaction
  • Interaction of Cyber Reps & Warranties 
  1. Brian Robb (M), Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
  2. Daniel Barsky, Holland & Knight
  3. Nathan Mouselli, FTI Consulting
  4. Hillary Rice, Nationwide
  5. Robert Rosenzweig, Risk Strategies

ORANGE: Big Tech & Privacy Issues

  • Consumer Data Licencing
  • Trends in "Data Misuse" Cases
  • New Exposure for Business Practices Under Regulatory Expansions
  • Non-Breach Privacy Issues
  • EEA and Global Perspective on Expanding Privacy Regulations
  • Anti-Trust Considerations
  1. Yosha DeLong (M), Mosaic Insurance
  2. Amanda Bonn, Susman Godfrey LLP
  3. Joshua Koran, Criteo
  4. Mark Mao, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
2:25 PM — 3:15 PM

BLUE: Reinsurance: What to Expect Next

  • Review of Past Year: Capacity, Rate Direction, Structures
  • Capacity & Risk Appetite
  • Structures
  • Alternative Risk Transfer
  1. Erica Davis (M), Guy Carpenter
  2. Richard DePiero, Sompo
  3. Yakir Golan, Kovrr
  4. Salvatore Sama, QBE Re

GREY: Applying E-Discovery and Forensic Techniques to Incident Response

  • Leveraging Traditional Methods of Data Identification in Incident Response
  • Enhancing Cyber Investigations Through Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics
  • Efficiencies Gained from Using Traditional E-Discovery Techniques
  1. Joseph Lazzarotti (M), Jackson Lewis P.C.
  2. Ben Auton, SpearTip
  3. Jamie Berry, Integreon
  4. Brandon Welch, Beazley

ORANGE: Cyber Subrogation: Where Art Thou?

  • Benefits of Subrogation Recovery
  • Challenges & Obstacles
  • Elements for Successful Subrogation in a Cyber Event
  • Development of Successful Process to Achieve Recovery
  • Future of Cyber Subrogation Recoveries
  1. Steve Krusko (M), Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
  2. John Loyal, Cipriani & Werner PC
  3. Stu Panensky, Pierson Ferdinand LLP
  4. David Rock, Trium Cyber
  5. Mark Sadler, Great American Insurance Group
3:45 PM — 5:00 PM

PLENARY: Ransomware Advisory Group Roundtable

Because ransomware represents a costly business interruption and data breach threat to both insurers and their policyholders, NetDiligence created a Cyber Insurance Ransomware Advisory Group. The senior managers and subject matter experts who participate as members of the Cyber Insurance Ransomware Advisory Group freely contribute their time and resources to help us bring timely and useful ransomware information to the greater cyber community. Join us for this roundtable discussion and learn about the evolving ransomware landscape and attack vectors/methods from the world’s most prominent cyber forensics and data breach remediation firms.  Come away from this session with current sector intelligence to help develop effective policy coverage strategies and tactical policyholder due-diligence requirements in order to make cost-effective, ransomware-specific cyber insurance products available to the policyholders.

  1. Vinny Sakore (M), Arete
  2. Clay Blankenship, Tracepoint
  3. Jeffrey Chan, MOXFIVE
  4. Dave Chatfield, NetDiligence
  5. Sherri Davidoff, LMG Security
  6. Evgueni Erchov, Arete
  7. Katherine Helenek, Tetra Defense
  8. Winston Krone, Kivu
  9. Andrew Obuchowski, Charles River Associates
  10. Tim Parisi, CrowdStrike
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM

Reception Sponsored by Kivu

Wrap up our full day of activity with a cocktail or two and lively discussion of the days' content before heading out to dinner. Another gorgeous evening of ocean sunset!

Day 3: Wednesday, October 6

8:10 AM — 9:00 AM

PLENARY: Threat Actor Attribution

  • Overview & Definitions
  • Proving Nation State Action
  • Claims Considerations
  • OFAC Compliance Checks & Penalties
  • Aggregation Implications
  1. Melissa Ventrone (M), Clark Hill PLC
  2. Regina Hagen, Travelers
  3. Sean Hoar, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
  4. Andrew Lea, CNA
  5. Bret Padres, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42
9:00 AM — 9:50 AM

PLENARY: Preparing Your SME for Ransomware Coverage

  • Threat Landscape Facing the SME
  • Common Failures of Concern to the Underwriter
  • Carrier Questions & Forms
  • Getting Cyber Ready: Overcoming Weaknesses Prior to Renewal
  • Coverage Considerations & Offerings
  • Broker & Policyholder Concerns and Requests
  1. Domenic Paci (M), Equifax
  2. Allen Burzen, GBMS USA
  3. Ian Kelly, ZeroFox
  4. Abigail McMillin, Ascot Group
  5. Monica Minkel, Holmes Murphy
9:50 AM — 10:40 AM

PLENARY: Cyber Resiliency Beyond Data Protection

  • The Problems: Interdependence, Growth of IoT, Siloed and Understaffed IT
  • Defensive vs. Offensive Cybersecurity
  • Embracing Innovation from the Top Down
  • Creating a More Resilient Business Model Going Forward
  • Steps Taken to Assist in Response Time
  • Coverage: Tech E&O
  1. Vishaal Hariprasad (M), Resilience
  2. Tab Bradshaw, Redpoint Cybersecurity
  3. Rachel Rossini, AXA XL
  4. Brian Thornton, ProWriters
11:10 AM — 12:00 PM

PLENARY: Understanding & Avoiding the Pitfalls of Third-Party Breach Events

  • Overall Process for Third-Party Breach Management
  • Common Challenges & Pitfalls of Third-Party Events
  • Technical Solutions for Driving Process & Communication Efficiency 
  1. Heather Williams (M), Kroll
  2. Adam Abresch, Acrisure
  3. Haydee Durand, West Monroe Partners
  4. Joe Niemczyk, Markel
  5. Michael Waters, Polsinelli PC
12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

Day 4: Tuesday, October 12

8:00 AM — 9:00 AM

VIRTUAL: International Regulatory Update: Asia & Pacific

  • Recent & Pending Regulatory Developments
  • Regulatory Guidance & Enforcement
  • Fine & Penalties
  • Unique Insurance Considerations
  1. Michael Bruemmer (M), Experian
  2. John Moran, Clyde & Co LLP
  3. Sonia Ong, Wong & Partners
  4. Mun Yeow, Clyde & Co LLP

VIRTUAL: International Regulatory Update: UK, EU and the Americas

  • Recent & Pending Regulatory Developments
  • Regulatory Guidance & Enforcement
  • Fine & Penalties
  • Unique Insurance Considerations
  1. Michael Bruemmer (M), Experian
  2. Ian Birdsey, Clyde & Co LLP
  3. Alex Cameron, Fasken
  4. Cinthia Granados Motley, Dykema Gossett PLLC

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