Cyber Risk Insights Conference - London

6 March 2018
08:00 – 18:00 GMT

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Liverpool St – 155 Bishopsgate
London, EC2M 3YD
020 3735 4400


08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast & Registration

09:00 - 09:05

Welcoming Remarks

09:05 - 09:15

Opening Remarks by our 2018 Conference Co-Chairs

  • Hans Allnutt, Partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Shay Simkin, Managing Director, Howden Israel
09:15 - 09:45

Morning Keynote Address

A specialist in cyber warfare, Casey will speak to the global threat of nation state attacks and cyber warfare strategy. As a cyber and strategy advisor to The White House, Congress, government agencies, the military, and enterprise on cyber warfare – engaging with public-private partnerships globally – Casey will give practical guidance on knowing your cybersecurity adversaries: what are their intentions, strategy and tactics? What should you be thinking about to protect your company?

  • T. Casey Fleming, CEO, BLACKOPS Partners
09:45 - 10:30

The Buyer’s Perspective

A panel of senior risk managers will discuss the challenges they face in identifying and addressing the cyber risk exposures of their organisations. Insurance solutions will be evaluated, and panelists will share their insights into how well the insurance market is addressing their cyber risk needs.

  • Sarah Stephens, Head of Cyber, Tech and Media E&O, JLT Specialty (Moderator)
  • Jeremy Harvey, Vice President, Group Insurance, Barclays
  • Elizabeth Queen, Vice President Risk Management, Wolters Kluwer
  • Henriette Scotwin Guespereau, Lead Risk Advisor, Maersk
10:30 - 11:00

Morning Break

Track 1

Track 2

11:00 - 12:30

11:00 – 11:30

Event Round-up

This session will take a look at some recent cyber events, including Not-Petya and Equifax. What happened? How were they carried out? What should risk managers be concerned about for their organisations?

  • Winston Krone, Managing Director, Kivu (Moderator)
  • Oliver Brew, Head of Client Services, CyberCube Analytics
  • Sean Hoar, Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP


11:30 -12:30

Protecting your Reputation: Responding to a Breach

Using recent claims examples, this session will look at what makes a good response to a breach event and how you can change the course of events to manage a more successful response. Panelists will also dig into the availability of reputational harm cover in the insurance market: what does it cover?

  • Mark Bannon, Head of Cyber Liability, EMEA, Zurich (Moderator)
  • Hans Allnutt, Partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Michael Bruemmer, Vice President, Data Breach Resolution Group, Experian
  • Lawrence Dore, Partner, Risk and Crisis Communications, DRD Partnership

11:00 – 11:30

Up Periscope: Underwriting Cyber Risk

Given the inherent tension between simplifying the application process and the need for in-depth information, the need for better underwriting tools has never been greater. This panel will showcase some emerging technologies to measure and underwrite risks. What tools are underwriters using? How do you measure the effectiveness of the tools that are used?

  • Mark Camillo, Head of Professional Indemnity & Cyber, EMEA, AIG (Moderator)
  • Samit Shah, Insurance Solutions Manager, BitSight Technologies
  • Aloysius Tan, Product Manager, Advisen


11:30 -12:30

The Cyber Hurricane: Quantifying Aggregation

The concept of a Cyber Hurricane – a catastrophe event that could pose a balance sheet risk to insurers – has only recently become part of the cyber vernacular. Lloyd’s of London was ahead on this concept, and has developed Realistic Disaster Scenarios around cyber catastrophe. This session will outline the scenarios and explore the accumulation risks they are trying to gather.

Panelists will also look at how carriers are identifying, measuring and reporting aggregation risks within their cyber portfolios. Panelists will outline how they are leveraging technology and big data to help them understand where their risk falls within these scenarios.

  • Kimberly Manibusan, Director – Cyber Insurance Solutions, FICO (Moderator)
  • Domenico del Re, Director, Risk Modelling Services, PwC
  • Rory Egan, Cyber Actuary, Munich Re
  • Adelle Gruber, Global Cyber, Privacy & Technology Underwriter, Brit Insurance
12:30 - 13:30

Conference Luncheon

Track 1

Track 2

13:30 - 15:00

13:30 – 14:00

Selling the Board on Cyber Insurance

This session will give top tips on how to construct a business case for cyber insurance within your organisation. Who is your audience and what traps should you avoid as you make a pitch for a cyber insurance purchase to your Board of Directors?

  • Shay Simkin, Managing Director, Howden Israel (Moderator)
  • Lyn Grobler, Group CIO, Hyperion Insurance Group
  • Valerie Jenkins, Security Officer and CIO, TSB Bank


14:00 – 14:30

Managing Third Party Cyber Risk: From Vendor to M&A

Third party cyber risk confronts organisations within a continually evolving threat landscape. How are CISOs and risk managers able to assess and quantify the risks of third parties including vendors, supply chain participants and acquisition candidates? How do tools — including security ratings — assist in risk evaluation? How can organisations best communicate their initiatives to the insurance community?

  • Rafael Sanchez, International Breach Response Manager, Beazley (Moderator)
  • Ariel Evans, CEO, InnoSec
  • Matt Palmer, Group Information Security Officer, Willis Towers Watson


14:30 – 15:00

Best Foot Forward: Presenting your Company to the Insurance Market

As you approach the insurance market to buy cyber insurance, how do you make your business and its cyber risk management stand out from the crowd? This session will prepare you for interactions with insurance market, offering practical tips on how to differentiate your cyber application to optimize your purchase.

  • Ward Spangenberg, Senior Director Systems Engineering, Cyber adAPT (Moderator)
  • Erica Constance, Cyber Portfolio Manager, QBE European Operations
  • Sarah Neild, Senior Vice President, Marsh

13:30 – 14:30

Gaps & Overlaps

Cyber perils are expanding at a rapid pace – and bleeding out of standalone cyber and into many other ‘traditional’ lines of business including property, crime, D&O. This session will address what cover is offered and where. Speakers will address where ‘silent cyber’ cover might be lurking.

  • David Rees, Executive Director – Cyber London, RKH Specialty Limited (Moderator)
  • Johnny Fraser, Cyber Reinsurance Broker, Capsicum Re
  • Russell Kennedy, Divisional Director, Brit Insurance
  • Julian Miller, Partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Jacqueline Spencer-Sim, ‎Cyber Liability Class Underwriter, Axis Capital
  • Scott Stransky, Assistant Vice President & Principal Scientist, AIR Worldwide


14:30 – 15:00

When Systems Stop Working: Measuring Business Interruption Exposures

The increased reliance on technology within the connected economy has spawned new and more complex exposures.  Identifying, measuring and managing Business Interruption and Contingent Business Interruption exposures has become a critical need.  Leading providers will discuss the development of new techniques for measuring this exposure.

  • John Merchant, Director of Cyber Insurance, Cyence Risk Analytics (Moderator)
  • Jamie Bouloux, CEO, EmergIn Risk
  • Ben Hobby, Partner, RGL Forensics
15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Break

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon Keynote Address

  • Dr Jason R C Nurse, Senior Researcher, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford
16:00 - 17:00

The Future of Cyber Insurance

A panel of experts will talk about where the cyber product is going and how it will be structured.

  • Bob Parisi, Managing Director, Marsh (Moderator)
  • Lyndsey Bauer, Partner, Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd
  • Graeme Newman, Chief Innovation Officer, CFC Underwriting
  • Dan Trueman, Global Head of Cyber, AXIS Insurance
17:00 - 18:00

Closing Remarks & Reception

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