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Cyber: Security Breach Planning seminar FOO

Cyber: Security Breach Planning seminar
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Cyber-attack is now a fact of business life – at some stage most businesses will have to deal with being attacked. Sarah Hewitt, a Director in the Major Risks Practice hosted a successful event as part of London Technology Week - a breakfast seminar exploring ‘Security Breach Response Planning’, in partnership with Chubb Insurance.

The UK Government 2015 IS Breach Survey found that 90% of large and 74% of small businesses had a security breach in 2015. Of paramount importance to a business is how quickly and effectively they can react. The aim of a breach response plan is to mitigate response times and control/reduce the impact of a breach.

The speed of response and effectiveness of actions taken following a breach are a window to a business and will dramatically affect how they are perceived in the aftermath.

Breach Response Planning is now a mission critical activity which will help you to comply with the legislative implications of the inevitable breach, protect your reputation and ensure business continuity to protect revenues.

In a session presented by presented by Sarah Hewitt, a Director in the Major Risks Practice of Arthur J. Gallagher, and Nick Bellamy, a Senior INT Specialist with Chubb Risk Engineering Services. The seminar explored and worked through the following areas:

  • Why an organization needs a Breach Response Plan
  • The impact of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • What a Plan should include, and why

If you missed it a recording of the seminar is available below:

The content of this webinar is for general information purposes. For more specific advice bespoke to your business, please contact Arthur J. Gallagher directly.

A short document was also produced in conjunction with this event which can be downloaded here: Security Breach Planning Q&A.pdf.

If the content of this seminar was of interest Sarah, also head of Major Risks’ Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Practice, has also recorded several short topical podcasts, including ‘EU GDPR: The changing regulatory landscape’, ‘Cyber: breach response services’ and ‘The cyber market and risk landscape – a review with the CRIF Chairman’.

Further webinars will be available in the coming weeks and months on related topics, including: ‘Cyber business interruption’ and a further session on ‘Breach response planning’.

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