The Latest Cyber and Privacy Threats Being Facedby the Legal Community: Novel Risk ManagementPractices and Recent Developments in Cyber/PrivacyInsurance for Lawyers

November 19, 2014 10:30am

Carl E. Metzger
Goodwin Procter LLP

David T. Vanalek
Claims Manager, Global Management Liability
Markel Corp.

Kim G. Quarles
Senior Vice President
Willis Towers Watson

Margaret A. Reetz
Kerns Frost & Pearlman, LLC

Chris Andrews
Vice President, Professional Liability Manager
Lexington Financial Lines

David J. Rock Esq.
Assistant Vice President, Errors and Omissions Claims
Allied World Insurance Company

  • The disturbing trend of frequent and large-scale data breaches
  • Assessing the risks associated with:
    • Simple negligence
    • Rogue employees
    • Not encrypting sensitive data
    • Increased use of electronic databases that store vast amounts of information
    • Outsourcing information technology
  • Examining the latest developments in cyber/privacy insurance coverage – knowing what types of coverage are available, and assessing what you might need and when
    • Data compromise protection
    • Third-party liability coverage
    • Network asset protection
    • Cyber extortion coverage
    • Multimedia insurance
  • Risk management practices for attorneys to protect against
  • privacy and data security exposures
  • Cloud computing