Cyber experts from Marsh & McLennan Companies and WomenCorporateDirectors hosted an engaging webcast on August 16th entitled “Cyber Risk – A Corporate Directors’ Briefing.”
Speakers Catherine Allen, Chairman and CEO, TSFG, and Director, Synovus Financial Corporation, El Paso Electric Company, and Analytics Pros; Kevin Richards, Global Head of Marsh Cyber Risk Consulting: and Elisabeth Case, Managing Director, Marsh Cyber Center of Excellence, provided valuable insight and counsel about:
- What board members need to know about the evolving cyber risk landscape;
- The increasing focus on response and recovery as essential risk management components, and directors’ role in those functions;
- The value of cyber insurance as a risk transfer mechanism, and considerations for optimal insurance programs; and
- The right questions for directors to ask management, advisors and insurers in board meetings.
The speakers also addressed key questions from webcast participants, which are included in a fuller summary of representative questions and answers by the panelists.