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North American Cyber Conference opens registration


April 12, 2018   by Staff


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Copyright: 123RF.com/Nagy-Bagoly ArpadRegistration has opened for the inaugural Bermudian edition of the International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC), event producers announced on Wednesday.

Opening remarks at the fourth annual International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre included the news that the conference is launching a new Bermudian event and that registration is now open. ICRMC Bermuda will take place December 6-7, 2018 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. Conference programming and registration can be seen at bermuda.icrmc.com.

The theme of the inaugural ICRMC Bermuda conference is Insurance Approaches to Cyber Risk Management. This agenda will focus on cyber risk with an emphasis on reinsurance and risk transfer solutions. Bermuda, the ‘World’s Risk Capital’, is the ideal market to host this vendor-neutral gathering of the global risk management community. The ICRMC Bermuda program is being designed for corporate risk managers, corporate counsel, auditors, CISOs, CSOs, and CTOs, governance and claims professionals, insurers, reinsurers, insurance brokers and service providers.

“The agenda reflects the growing need for risk transfer solutions as part of the arsenal of approaches available to organizations to prepare for and recover from a cyber breach,” says Joel Baker, president and CEO of MSA Research, the producer of ICRMC. “Risk professionals are faced with cyber attacks that are increasingly difficult to prevent, making insurance solutions that are overtly designed to meet this challenge an important component of corporate cyber risk management and business recovery.”

An advisory committee comprising cyber risk experts from the fields of insurance, information technology, law, audit and compliance, governance and public policy are shaping the program for ICRMC Bermuda. The British Overseas Territory is a leading global reinsurance hub and the world’s most significant property casualty market, supplying an estimated 35% of capacity for Lloyd’s of London. Bermuda is also the largest domicile for captive insurance and insurance-linked securities.

ICRMC Bermuda session highlights 

  • Current Cyber Risk Trends and How They’re Impacting Services and Offerings
  • Cyber Pricing, Underwriting, Modelling and Reserving
  • Reinsurance and ILS – Managing Cyber CAT Risk
  • From Blockchain to  Crypto-Currency – Cyber Security Implications
  • Employing AI in Cyber Risk Management

ICRMC Bermuda featured speakers

  • Craigg Ballance, Director, Canadian Member Services, FS-ISAC
  • Anthony Belfiore, SVP and CSO, Aon
  • The Hon E. David Burt, JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda and Minister of Finance, Government of Bermuda
  • The Hon Wayne Caines, Minister of National Security, Government of Bermuda
  • Charles Carmakal, VP, Mandiant/FireEye
  • Ari Chatterjee, Chief Underwriting Officer, Envelop Risk
  • Todd Daubert, Partner, Dentons US LLP
  • Charles Dugas, Director, Insurance Solutions, Element AI
  • Victoria Edmonds, VP, Professional Liability, Markel
  • Alan Frith, Senior Manager, Consulting and Client Services, AIR Worldwide
  • Nick Galletto, Global and Canadian Cyber Risk Services Leader, Deloitte
  • Chris Garrod, Director, Conyers Dill & Pearman
  • Giles Harlow, VP, Professional Risk Solutions, Aon
  • Brett Henshilwood, Partner, Deloitte
  • John Huff, President and CEO, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
  • Chris Jansma, SVP, Head of FINPRO, Aspen
  • Noel Pearman, SVP and Cyber Product Lead, XL Catlin
  • Daniel Rance, Underwriter, Financial Lines, Iron-Starr
  • Adam Segal, ICRMC Bermuda Emcee and Director of Cyberspace and Digital Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations (NY)
  • Sarah Spurling, SVP, Professional Lines, Sompo International
  • Mark Synnott, Managing Director and EVP, Willis Towers Watson
  • Tim Tetlow, COO, HSCM Bermuda and Partner, Hudson Structured Capital
    Management Ltd.
  • George Thomas, Senior Advisor, PwC
  • Ross Webber, CEO, BDA
  • Greg Wojciechowski, President and CEO, Bermuda Stock Exchange

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