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 Friday, Oct 27th
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cyberliability Panel: Exposures, Risk Mitigation and Coverage Solutions

Speaker(s): Ed McGuire, Director of Specialty Insurance, FBinsure


Join a selection of industry leaders for a lively Cyber Liability Discussion Panel moderated by Ed McGuire, Director of Specialty Insurance at FBinsure. Panelists will take your questions and delve into some of the following topics

  • What is the state of the cyberliability marketplace today?
  • Potential insured’s disconnect between cyber exposures and risk transfer.
  • What are some of the most damaging types of cyber threats to businesses?
  • What are some of the most dangerous cyber threats to our national security?
  • What are the most important factors a cyberliability underwriter considers when evaluating a risk?
  • What are red flags to a cyberliability underwriter when evaluating a risk?
  • What role does the agent play in the cyberliability insurance evaluation/buying process?
  • What basic steps should a risk take to mitigate their cyber exposure?
  • Why have a system vulnerability assessment?
  • Why is employee cyber training/awareness to a business?

Ed joined FBinsure in 2014 as the Director of Specialty Insurance with a focus on Cyber Liability. Ed has been in the insurance industry since 1973 starting with a focus in life and health with the old Aetna Life & Casualty and later with Paul Revere Companies in 1974, taking on a General Manager role with the Vermont and upstate New York territories. In 1980 he moved into the property and casualty side of the business. In 1981 he joined Scarborough specializing in insuring banks for their operational coverages moving his way into a National Sales Manager/Vice President of Sales & Marketing position in 1985 based in Chicago commuting from Providence to Chicago and London weekly. In 1989 Ed purchase his own first bank wholesale property and casualty insurance brokerage; Associated Intermediaries Insurance Agency based in Quincy mass which he grew and then sold in 2000.

Ed has also invested time as a mono-line crime underwriter, for Great American Insurance Company, SVP of Sales & Marketing for S.H. Smith & Company in Hartford, CT, joined NIF Services of Mid-Atlantic as President in 2004, started his second wholesale brokerage agency in 2006; Secure Risk Intermediaries Insurance specializing in cyber liability and re-joined U.S. Risk Brokers in Framingham in 2012.



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