Santa Monica

Oct 4–6, 2021

AGENDA

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
Panelists
  1. John Mullen (M), Mullen Coughlin
  2. Tamara Ashjian, Tokio Marine HCC
  3. Harriet Bateman, Baker Tilly
  4. Mark Greisiger, NetDiligence
  5. Scott Swift, AXIS
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
Panelists
  1. Robert Olsen (M), Ankura
  2. David Cowen, KPMG
  3. Thomas Kang, Allianz
  4. Erin Kenneally, Guidewire
  5. Matt 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
Panelists
  1. Theodore Kobus (M), Baker Hostetler
  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
Panelists
  1. Myriah Jaworski (M), Beckage
  2. David Manek, Ankura
  3. Jennifer Oliver, MoginRubin LLP
  4. Jacob Petty, Willis Towers Watson
  5. Nicole Smith, Lifetime Value Co
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 
Panelists
  1. Eric Seyfried (M), AXIS Capital
  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
Panelists
  1. Neeraj Sahni (M), Aon
  2. Ryan Dalrymple, Axis Capital
  3. Cristina Dolan, RSA
  4. Bennett Moore, RSM
  5. Stephen Palley, Anderson Kill

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
Panelists
  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
Panelists
  1. Chris Keegan (M), Beecher Carlson
  2. Meghan Hannes, Hiscox
  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 
Panelists
  1. Brian Robb (M), Berkshire Hathaway Specialty
  2. Daniel Barsky, Holland & Knight
  3. Nathan Mouselli, FTI Consulting
  4. Hillary Rice, Nationwide
  5. Rob 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
Panelists
  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
Panelists
  1. Erica Davis (M), Guy Carpenter
  2. Richard DePiero, Sompo International
  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
Panelists
  1. Karen Painter Randall (M), Connell Foley
  2. Marcello Antonucci, Beazley
  3. Ben Auton, SpearTip
  4. Jamie Berry, Integreon
  5. Joseph Lazzarotti, Jackson Lewis

ORANGE: Cyber Subrogation: Where Art Thou?

  • Subrogation & Potential for Cyber Insurance Claims
  • Subrogation Targets & Their Defences
  • Applicable Domestic & International Legal Regulations
  • Reducing/Allocating Exposure from a Data Breach
  • AAA-ICDR Cybersecurity Initiatives
Panelists
  1. Steve Krusko (M), Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
  2. John Loyal, Cipriani & Werner PC
  3. Stu Panensky, FisherBroyles
  4. David Rock, Allied World
  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.

Panelists
  1. Vinny Sakore (M), NetDiligence
  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 Consulting
  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
Panelists
  1. Melissa Ventrone (M), Clark Hill PLC
  2. Regina Hagen, Travelers
  3. Sean Hoar, Lewis Brisbois
  4. Andrew Lea, CNA
  5. Bret Padres, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42

VIRTUAL: International Regulatory Update

  • Recent & Pending Regulatory Developments
  • Regulatory Guidance & Enforcement Under New Laws
  • Fine & Penalties
  • Unique Insurance Considerations
Panelists
  1. Michael Bruemmer (M), Experian
  2. Alex Cameron, Fasken
  3. John Moran, Clyde & Co
  4. Cinthia Motley, Dykema
  5. Sonia Ong, Wong & Partners
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
Panelists
  1. Dom Paci (M), Equifax
  2. Allen Burzen, GBMS USA
  3. Ian Kelly, IDX
  4. Abigail McMillin, Ascot
  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
Panelists
  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 
Panelists
  1. Heather Williams (M), Kroll
  2. Adam Abresch, Acrisure
  3. Haydee Durand, West Monroe Partners
  4. Joe Niemczyk, Markel
  5. Michael Waters, Polsinelli
12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

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