Southwest Chapter Discusses Cyber Liability, Presents Charity Check

Thursday, September 27 was the PLUS Southwest Chapter’s day-long Cyber seminar, focused on Hot Topics in Cyber Liability. 35 people gathered at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch to discuss the latest trends in cyber liability and listen to keynote addresses from Michael Lombardi, Vertigrate Inc, and┬áJay Kramer, Lewis Brisbois. Panels on “The Intersection of Cyber with Other Lines of Business” and “New and Emerging Cyber Trends” fueled conversation about how this ever-changing branch affects the entire industry and how it will continue to change the landscape of professional liability. The slide presentations from this event are available on the PLUS website.

At this event, the PLUS Southwest Chapter presented a check for $2,500 to the CEO of Rosie’s House, Becky Bell Ballard, as part of the PLUS Foundation’s Chapter Charity Grant Program. Rosie’s House provides robust music education to underprivileged youth, with over 14,900 free music lessons to 425 students enrolled in the program.

Thank you to the Chapter and to everyone who attended this great event!

Southeast Chapter Discusses Cyber Crime and Social Engineering in Orlando

On July 17 the PLUS Southeast Chapter gathered in Orlando to discuss trends in Cyber-Crime appearing in the different industry sectors of D&O, EPL, Fiduciary Liability and the “special crime” areas of kidnap, ransom and extortion exposures. The seminar included individual presentations from a computer technology expert, a cyber insurance underwriter, an insurance cyber claims analyst, and an attorney specializing in cyber security defense litigation.

Thanks to the almost 70 industry professionals who attended this terrific and timely event.