CyberScout’s Fifth Annual Privacy XChange Forum Addresses CyberSecurity Trends Impacting the Cyber Insurance Industry

Now in its fifth year, CyberScout’s Privacy XChange Forum will host an exciting roster of experts and industry leaders who come together to discuss and shape the privacy and cybersecurity agenda for the insurance industry in the coming year. Over the course of the conference, attendees meet and share ideas with top experts in the cybersecurity and insurance worlds, gaining insights to strategically guide their organizations. The conference takes place October 22-24 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas.

Said Matt Cullina, CyberScout’s CEO: “When we started Privacy XChange Forum five years ago, our goal was to create a unique event where insurance industry leaders could come together with the best and brightest minds in cybersecurity for a lively interchange that would guide strategic decision-making. Since that first event, Privacy XChange Forum has energized and informed attendees, and they have gone on to advance the state of the art across the insurance industry.”

The keynote speaker lineup this year includes former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, a leading voice on cybercrime and government corruption; NBC commentator Malcolm Nance, who predicted that Russian hackers were trying to influence the 2016 elections; and cybersecurity guru Bruce Schneier, considered one of the deepest and most technically literate thinkers about cybersecurity in the world today. (For more details on these speakers, visit CyberScout’s blog at http://cyberscout.com/education/blog.)

Conference sessions will address the following topics:

  •     The FTC’s latest data on identity theft trends and data
  •     The hidden risks in cyber coverage
  •     Personal/family coverage and social bullying
  •     Risks related to emerging social and Internet of Things threats
  •     Protecting against loss from ransomware attacks
  •     What to expect next: the hacker underground’s latest ploys
  •     Retail and finance fraud essentials
  •     Update on global privacy regulations

Additional highlight speakers include Wired writer Garrett Graff dissecting the take-down of the Zeus virus and its implications for defeating future attacks; Tony Sales, with an update on retail and finance fraud; and John Krebs, Attorney and Identity Theft Manager at the Federal Trade Commission, providing an update…

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