Cybersecurity and Cyber Insurance Essentials for the Ransomware Era
As ransomware-wielding attackers continue to amass victims across every sector, cybersecurity teams are scrambling to hone their defense and response capabilities. So it's no surprise they're increasingly embracing practices and approaches to help them better lock down their networks to minimize the impact of a successful attack. Cyber insurance is also part of many organizations' risk-mitigation strategy. But the continuing success of ransomware as a criminal business model has led to a surge in premiums and insurers demanding more robust defenses from prospective policyholders. Accordingly, how can CISOs ensure they employ the right defenses? What "must have" capabilities are cyber insurers demanding? What is the role of multi-factor authentication, microsegmentation, secure web gateways and zero trust network access?

This invitation-only roundtable on Cybersecurity and Cyber Insurance Essentials for the Ransomware Era will provide answers to these and other critical questions. Guided by insights from Richard Meeus, Akamai's Director of Security Technology and Strategy for EMEA, the roundtable will also draw on the experiences of the attendees, who will discuss best practices for defending against ransomware and other top cyber threats.

Discussion topics will include:

  • How are cybersecurity risks changing in the ransomware era?
  • What are essential cybersecurity defenses?
  • What is the role of cyber insurance in prevention as well as response?

You will have the opportunity to discuss cybersecurity risk quantification with a handful of senior executives in an informal, virtual setting, from which you will emerge with new strategies and solutions you can immediately put to work.
Richard Meeus
Richard Meeus
Director of Security Technology and Strategy, EMEA

Mathew  Schwartz
Mathew Schwartz
Executive Editor

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April 20, 2023 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm BST
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April 20, 2023 | 11:00 - 12:30 pm BST

Cybersecurity and Cyber Insurance Essentials for the Ransomware Era