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Cybersecurity in a Pandemic 2020 World: Lessons for 2021

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 93 minutes
Recorded Date: May 05, 2021
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• Threat Landscape
        - The Story of Ransomware
• Changes in Incident Response
        - What do you need to know?
• Development in Data Privacy and Security Laws?
        - Where are we headed?
• Cyber Insurance
        - What are the trends?

: 1 hour, 33 minutes
Recorded: May 5, 2021


During last year's pandemic world, cyberattacks and developments in data privacy continued. This program addresses threat landscapes and trends through 3Q 2020, including legal developments in data security and privacy cases, and effects on cyber insurance.

This program was recorded on May 5th, 2021.

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American Bar Association
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Michael Phillips

Head of Claims

Michael Phillips is the Chief Claims Officer of Resilience, a cyber insurance MGA.In 2021, Michael was namedCo-Chair of the Ransomware Task Force convened by the Institute for Security and Technology.

Michael was previously Head of Cyber, Media, and Technology Claims for North America at Allianz and a cyber claims leader at Beazley.Named to Insurance Business America's Hot 100 list for 2020, Michael was previously a litigator in private practice at the global law firm of Clyde & Co.

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Joshua A. Mooney

Kennedys Law LLP

Josh is a partner in the Philadelphia office. He advises companies, including members of the insurance and insurtech industries, on a wide array of data privacy and security compliance issues under such laws as CCPA/CPRA, HIPAA, New York’s DFS Cyber Regulations and the SHIELD Act, BIPA, and GDPR. He also advises clients on emerging threat and risk vectors, development and implementation of privacy and security programs, big data licensing, and data transfers. He also assists companies with national and international cybersecurity incident response matters.

In addition, Josh advises insurance carriers on media and cyber liability coverage at trial and appellate levels throughout the country, including winning two cases involving matters of first impression before the Third Circuit, and litigating one of the first cyber coverage matters in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His matters involve all manners of complex risk involving cyberattacks, data breaches, ransomware, and business email compromises (BECs), as well as media and privacy claims and litigation on behalf of media entities, film productions, Top 40 music, reality television programming, newspaper liability, software and gaming developers, banks, and casinos.

He regularly writes and lectures on cybersecurity and data privacy and coverage issues. He has guest-lectured on cyber law and insurance at Temple University Fox School of Business and Rutgers Law School, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Law360, Business Insurance, and Compliance Week. He also served as an editor for a working group of X9, an ANSI-accredited standards developing organization, to develop a universal standard for data protection and data breach notification in the financial services industry.

Currently, Josh is a Vice Chair of the ABA TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee, and is the founding Chair of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is also a founding member of The Oxford & Cambridge Society of Philadelphia, and has been selected by Cambridge in America and the University of Cambridge as an official alumnus contact for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Monique Ferraro

Cyber Counsel
The Hartford SBI & Insurance Co.

Monique Ferraro provides legal and technical expertise in support of HSB Global Cyber Products. Ms. Ferraro's cybersecurity and privacy experience spans more than twenty-five years in digital forensics, eDiscovery, information security and privacy.

Ms. Ferraro holds a master’s degree and a JD. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Fellow of Information Privacy, Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

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Judy Selby

Kennedys Law LLP

Judith Selby is a partner in the firm’s New York office. Focused primarily on insurance coverage matters, Judy represents clients in all phases of large scale, complex first and third party insurance issues. She has extensive experience handling insurance coverage trials in the U.S. and international arbitrations in London.

Judy's practice concentrates on coverage for exposures arising out of emerging technology, digital, and compliance risks. She serves as coverage and monitoring counsel for cyber insurers and also counsels insurers on cyber insurance product development, policy wordings, and silent cyber issues.

Judy’s experience includes coverage opinions, all phases of coverage litigation through trial and appeal, and international arbitrations involving environmental, toxic tort, cyber/privacy, BIPA, TCPA, business interruption, bad faith, pharmaceutical products, and COVID-19 exposures. She also provides insurance due diligence advice in connection with mergers and acquisitions, run offs, and adverse development cover transactions.

Judy was named as a 2021 Insurance Trailblazer by the National Law Journal and won JD Supra 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards in Insurance (number 1) and Cybersecurity (top 10) and was a finalist for the 2015 CLM Outside Professional of the Year award. She has been an invited speaker at prominent industry conferences on privacy, cyber, and related insurance issues, and she is frequently featured in various publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, and Law360. Judy also has also authored three eBooks: A Closer Look at Cyber Insurance, Demystifying Cyber Insurance, and Big Data for Business Leaders.

Judy has completed advanced courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School in the areas of big data, crisis management/business continuity, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things (IoT), and finance, as well as courses in cloud computing and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) role under the GDPR.

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