28 04, 2021

Ransomware in 2021: Three Trends Cyber Insurers are Seeing Now

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Lauren Winchester is Vice President of Smart Breach Response for Corvus Insurance. In this role, Lauren guides policyholders of all sizes through cyber security incidents, ensuring efficient coordination of counsel, digital forensics firms, and other key incident response resources. She also manages Corvus’s risk mitigation services, such as tabletop exercises and incident response planning, that are designed to minimize the frequency and severity of data breaches. Lauren has handled over 1,000 cybersecurity incidents for organizations in healthcare, financial services, higher education, retail, professional services and more. The nation-state hack of SolarWinds, thought to be an act of espionage, has stolen [...]

21 04, 2021

Why technology is about to revolutionize the specialty commercial insurance market

By |2021-04-21T13:06:20-05:00April 21, 2021|@PLUS, Cyber, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Jonathan Sherling is the Head of Financial Institutions at Corvus Insurance. He has extensive experience working as a senior leader in professional lines, from commercial management liability to financial institution products. At Corvus, he leads the team working to broaden its portfolio of Smart Commercial Insurance products to include Smart FI Insurance. He is based in the New York City office.   It’s impossible to ignore how software has changed our world in the past decade — we now use ride-hailing apps for transportation, turn to streaming services for limitless entertainment, and track our food deliveries through third-party apps. Companies [...]

14 04, 2021

Checklist for Becoming Cyber Secure

By |2021-04-14T13:44:09-05:00April 14, 2021|@PLUS, Cyber, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq. Since 1998, Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq. has been a Risk Manager with ALPS, the nation’s largest direct writer of lawyers’ malpractice insurance. In his tenure with the company, Mr. Bassingthwaighte has conducted over 1200 law firm risk management assessment visits, presented numerous continuing legal education seminars throughout the United States, and written extensively on risk management, ethics, and technology. Mr. Bassingthwaighte is a member of the State Bar of Montana as well as the American Bar Association where he currently sits on the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s Conference Planning Committee. He received his J.D. from Drake University [...]

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