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Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum Coming to the West Coast

NetDiligence® Responds to Demand for Greater Access to Educational Event

PHILADELPHIA, June 29, 2011NetDiligence®, a leading cyber risk assessment and data breach services company, announced today that is sponsoring a second Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum in 2011, this time on the West Coast. The West Coast forum will take place October 4-5 at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, California.

NetDiligence has again partnered with HB Litigation Conferences (HB) to create and conduct the two-day program designed to help companies mitigate and protect themselves from data security/ privacy breaches.

“This event is clearly resonating with cyber risk and privacy professionals,” said Mark Greisiger, president of NetDiligence. “We saw a 50% increase in attendance at this year’s forum in Philadelphia, and received a ton of requests to bring the curriculum to folks on the West Coast.”

“The NetDiligence Conferences (both last year and this year) have been two of the most beneficial and informative conferences I have attended.”
Kari A. Timm, Attorney, Walker Wilcox Matousek LLP

“The conference was excellent. The content was stimulating and I enjoyed the opportunity to network with other cyber risk professionals.”
Gamelah Palagonia, Director, Frank Crystal & Company

“Great (no, really great) conference!”
Robert G. O’Shea Jr., Managing Director, Executive Liability Practice, Beecher Carlson

The upcoming West Coast Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum will be chaired by: Brad Gow, Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.;Anne De Vries, Managing Director, Digital Risk Managers, A division of Wells Fargo Special Risks, Inc.; Christopher Novak, Managing Principal, Verizon Business – Investigative Response; and Ben Beeson, Partner, Global Technology and Privacy Risks Practice, Lockton Companies LLP.

The program is designed for corporate risk managers, CFOs, insurers, information security technologists, lawyers and insurance brokers seeking to learn more about how companies may be found liable for a data breaches that may trigger class actions; what risk control measures, standards and safeguard practices are reasonable & prudent; where many companies are weak; how to assess e-risk; how to recognize if a breach has occurred; how to investigate an incident; how to develop an incident response plan; and the value of privacy risk insurance coverage.

For more information about the NetDiligence® West Coast Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, contact HB Litigation Conferences by phone at 484.324.2755 x212, by email at: mailto:[email protected], or by visiting the conferences section at HB’s website at Press passes are available.

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NetDiligence® is a cyber risk assessment and data breach services company. Since 2001, NetDiligence has conducted thousands of enterprise-level cyber risk assessments for a broad variety of corporate clients, including well-known names in banking, brokerage, mortgage, insurance, clearinghouse, and other financial service sectors. NetDiligence services are used by leading insurers in the U.S. and U.K that offer “hacker insurance” for businesses. Insurers like ACE, Arch, Chubb, Zurich, Beazley, Hiscox, Aspen, Brit and other Lloyds of London syndicates rely on NetDiligence risk assessments to support both loss-control and educational objectives. Partnerships with these leading cyber liability insurers, along with a time-tested risk management approach (eliminate, mitigate, accept and cede residual risk), make NetDiligence uniquely positioned to help organizations of all types and sizes manage their cyber risk. For more information, visit

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