October 21, 2014 - 10:15 AM - 10:55 AM EST

"Cyber Insurance - If you can't beat them, insure against them" for SC (Magazine) Congress New York

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Metropolitan Pavillion
New York, NY

Last year, the U.S. insurance industry produced $1 billion in policies covering hacker attacks. By the end of 2014, the figure is expected to reach $2 billion. Clearly organizations and security professionals are viewing such insurance as another risk mitigation strategy. What are the pros and cons of going this route? How much is enough? And is this smart business, or a way of avoiding solving the problem itself?

Moderator:
Danielle Walker, reporter, SC Magazine

Speakers:
Zouhair Guelzim, VP and CISO, L'Oréal USA
Admiral Jamie Barnett (Ret.), partner, Venable LLP
Bob Parisi, managing director, Marsh
Jose Pagliery, staff reporter, CNNMoney