The second installment of Cyber Perspectives on Coronavirus focuses on the risks associated with the increase in the remote workforce and the role that HR can play in a company’s cyber risk culture. View the white paper written by one of the speakers, Tom Finan, here.
Listen here to the Cyber Perspectives on Coronavirus: Part 2 discussion:
Gail Arkin, SVP, General Counsel at Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
Gail Arkin is the General Counsel of Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, located in Morristown, NJ. Her responsibilities include the development of cyber insurance products and managing all regulatory, compliance, distribution and corporate legal matters. Gail has over 20 years of insurance experience, including over 15 years developing cyber products, and previously held the positions of senior vice president & general counsel for a financial lines division, general counsel for a wholesale and retail division, and a claims officer for professional and management liability lines of insurance.
Tom Finan, Cyber Growth Leader at Willis Towers Watson
Tom Finan is a Cyber Growth Leader within Willis Towers Watson’s FINEX Cyber/E&O Practice. In this role, Tom advances the company’s integrated approach to cybersecurity across all aspects of people, capital, and technology risk. Tom previously worked as the Chief Strategy Officer of Ark Network Security Solutions. He also served as Senior Cybersecurity Strategist and Counsel with the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate. While at DHS, Tom established and led the agency’s cybersecurity insurance initiative in support of implementation of Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.” To advance that effort, he created DHS’ Cyber Incident Data and Analysis Working Group (CIDAWG), a private-public engagement forum that examined how a cyber incident data repository could help meet the information and analysis requirements of the insurance industry and technical cybersecurity professionals. Tom previously served as the Staff Director and Counsel for the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment with the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security.
James Giszczak, Member at McDonald Hopkins
James is a member at the law McDonald Hopkins. He is chair of the litigation department and co-chair of the data privacy and cybersecurity practice group. He advises clients regarding data security measures and responding to security breaches involving sensitive personal information and protected health information. He works with clients in a myriad of industries to assess and implement appropriate data security safeguards. Jim also litigates matters involving data security and data privacy, including defending single plaintiff and class action lawsuits.