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Breaking Down Barriers
In a large modern organization, every department, every function, every decision and every business operation rely on computing power that the vast majority of employees—including business leaders—barely understand. Cyber is one of the few topics in the business world in which everyone has an equal stake. We all rely on technology, and we're all vulnerable.

In order for organizations to do this right, we need to break down barriers. Cyber risk cannot be relegated to an individual department to manage. We're all in this together, and the purpose of RIMS Cyber Risk Forum is to get everyone talking. We hope to see you at this inaugural event, where discussions will include:
  • How CISOs and risk managers can better collaborate
  • How risk management can take on additional cyber responsibilities, to the benefit of the entire organization
  • Emerging cyber risks
  • Best practices for mitigation
  • The latest in insurance coverages
Registr ation Fees
RIMS Member: USD $700.00 / Non-Member: USD $900.00 



Peter Singer
Writer and Futurist

NextTech: The Future of T echnology, Security and Threats
Robots, artifici al intelligence, cyberwar, 3D printing, bio-enhancements and a new geopolitical competition; the 21st century is being shaped by a range of exciting and scary, new trends and technologies. A best-selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as "one of Washington's pre-eminent futurists," and a consultant for groups that range from the CIA and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs to Hollywood and the Call of Duty video game series, Singer uses an exciting speaking style to explore for an audience the key trends emerging today that will shape the world of technology and security tomorrow.


Day 1 Speakers
  • Joseph Abrenio
    Founder / CyberSquire, LLC
  • Enitan Adesanya
    VP, Risk Management and Compliance / Kaiser Permanente
  • Art Boyle
    VP, ERM / Radian Group
  • Courtney Claflin
    Executive Director, Captive Programs / University of California
  • Yvette Connor
    Chief Risk Officer / Focal Point Data Risk
  • Shawn DeWitt
    Director, Risk Management / Kaiser Permanente
  • Augustine Doe
    CEO / Outsource Risk Management LLC
  • Will Durkee
    Director, Security Solutions / TSC ADVANTAGE
  • Tom Easthope
    Director, ERM / Microsoft
  • Kostas Georgakopoulos
    CISO / Procter & Gamble
  • Rocco Grillo
    Executive Managing Director, Cyber Resilience Leader / Stroz Friedberg
  • Shawn Malone
    Founder & CEO / Security Diligence, LLC
  • Christine Merkle
    SVP - Corporate Risk Management / Moody's Corporation
  • Michael R. Overly
    Partner / Foley 7 Lardner, LLP
  • Erinmichelle Perri
    CISO / Multiplan, Inc.
  • Jeff Pratt
    General Manager, ERM / Microsoft
  • Jennifer Rathburn
    Partner / Foley & Lardner
  • Thomas Reagan
    Managing Director / Marsh
  • Brent Rieth
    Senior Vice President and Team Leader, Professional Risk / Aon
  • Carol Santos
    Manager, Business Risk & Insurance / Google
  • Dana Sheridan
    GC and Chief Compliance Officer / Active Captive Management
  • Derek Vadala
    Managing Director and CISO / Moody's Corporation
Day 2 Speakers
  • Julie Bowen
    SVP, GC and Corporate Secretary / The MITRE Corporation
  • Ed Cabrera
    Chief Cybersecurity Officer / Trend Micro
  • Dena Cusick
    National Practice Leader, Risk Practice / Wells Fargo & Company
  • Lou DeSorbo
    SVP and Chief Security Risk Officer / Centene Corporation
  • Roxane Divol
    EVP and GM, Website Security / Symantec
  • Tom Fuhrman
    Cybersecurity Consulting and Advisory Practice / Marsh Risk Consulting
  • Michal Gnatek
    Enterprise Risk Manager / The MITRE Corporation
  • Gary Hayslip
    VP, CISO / Webroot Software, Inc.
  • Ernest Koschineg, Esq
    Partner / Cipriani & Werner, P.C.
  • Laura Langone
    Senior Director, Risk and Insurance / PayPal
  • Harrison Lewis
    CIO / Northgate Markets
  • Tracy D. Martin
    President / PivotPoint Risk Analytics
  • Jake Olcott
    VP of Strategic Partnerships
  • David Olive, Esq
    Principal / Catalyst Partners
  • David W. Opderbeck, PhD
    Professor / Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Erinmichelle Perri
    CISO / MultiPlan
  • Judy Selby
    Senior Advisor / Hanover Stone Partners
  • Darren Shou
    Senior Director of Research and Development, Symantec
  • Jana Utter
    Vice President, ERM / Centene Corporation
  • Mark Weatherford
    Senior Vice President & Chief Cybersecurity Analyst / vARMOUR
  • John T. Wolak, Esq
    Director, Business and Commercial Litigation / Gibbons P.C.
​​Thursday, September 7
11:00 am-12:15 pm
  • Implementing the N IST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Insider Threats: Combating Risk with Formal Insider Threat
  • Marrying Cyber Security and Enterprise Operational Risk in Healthcare
1:30 pm-2:45 pm
  • Internet of Things Risks: Financial Statement Impact Compared to Traditional Property Risks
  • Third-Party Security Risk: Where's My Data and Who Has Access to it?
  • Cybersecurity: A Team Sport Played Beyond IT
3:00 pm-4:00 pm 
  • Cyber and Enterprise Risk: Connecting Risk Managers to CIOs and CISOs

Friday, September 8
9:30 am-10:30 am
  • Hardening Humans: A 365-Day Plan for Raising Total Organizational Awareness
  • Communications Matters: Exploring Ways of Discussing Cybersecurity with Internal and External Stakeholders
  • Smart Infrastructure, Smart Cities: A Bright and Risky Future
10:45 am-12:00 pm
  • Clear Line of Sight: Communicating Cyber Risk to the Board
  • Understanding the New Landscape of Cyber, Terror and Cyber-Terror Risks
  • Managing Risks by Unburdening the Overburdened CISO
1:00 pm-2:00 pm
  • Legislating Risk Management: The NY Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements
  • Getting (and Keeping) the Right Cyber Coverage
  • By the Numbers: How to Quantify Your Cyber Risk and Take Strategic Actions


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