First National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues, Sean Kanuck to keynote Advisen’s 2017 San Francisco Cyber Risk Insights Conference

NEW YORK – January 23, 2017 – Advisen Ltd. announced today that Sean Kanuck, the first US National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues from 2011-2016 and Advisor at Cyence, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at its San Francisco Cyber Risk Insights Conference on Wednesday, February 15 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom.

During his tenure, Mr. Kanuck led the US Intelligence Community in cyber analysis, directed the production of National Intelligence Estimates, and represented the Intelligence Community on cyber issues when briefing the White House and testifying before Congress.

Prior to the National Intelligence Council, Mr. Kanuck held a position at the Central Intelligence Agency’s Information Operations Center. In his role, he was a contributing author for the 2009 White House Cyberspace Policy Review, an Intelligence Fellow with the Directorates for Cybersecurity and Combating Terrorism at the National Security Council, and a member of the US delegation to the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts on international information security.

Advisen’s Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Bole commented:

Mr Kanuck’s unique insights into cybersecurity issues position him perfectly to deliver the keynote speech at Advisen’s west coast cyber conference. With over 20 years at the heart of the government ‘s cyber intelligence community, we are excited to hear his thoughts on the threats facing our businesses today.

The Cyber Risk Insights Conference is a day and a half event for P&C insurance professionals, with over 350 expected registrants and 50 speakers to participate. The first half-day will focus on the Internet of Things and its relevance to Cyber Risk. Day 2 will focus on Cyber Risk and Security Threats and how the insurance market is responding and working with InfoTech sector to develop creative solutions. Risk managers attend for free.

Get more information and register for the 2017 Cyber Insights Conference in San Francisco.