Challenges for the Insurance Industry

30 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

Session information

Cybersecurity: the role of counsel, the board and executive management in assessing, preparing for and investigating the risk


Insurance Committee (Lead)
European Regional Forum


Cyber risk has quickly become a household topic throughout the world often focusing on headline grabbing news alerts – from massive hacks to cyber terrorism to cyber thefts by private and state actors. For the financial services and insurance as well as many other industries, cybersecurity deals with enterprise-wide operational risk, requiring protection of a company’s intellectual property, trade secrets, and customer data. This panel will focus on: • Responsibilities for identifying, assessing, and addressing cybersecurity concerns • Regulations and best practice guidance, impacting the insurance industry • The intersection of privacy laws and cybersecurity • Development of cyber risk preparedness plans and responding to cyber events.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Scott Lashway Holland & Knight LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Christoph Ebert Zurich Group Germany, Bonn, Germany
Tammy Lewis Tokio Marine Kiln, London, England
Jon Rigby AlixPartners, London, England