News, commentary and conference updates on legal developments that impact corporate risk.

Ransomware Attacks and Claims Accelerating

The headline writer for didn’t mince words . . . 
“2016 Saw an Insane Rise in the Number of Ransomware Attacks”
The article, posted on […]

Electricity Grid Cyber Risk Vulnerability

In his paper — Interdependency Effects on the Electricity Grid Following a ‘Black Sky’ Hazard — Jonathon Monken says the interdependencies of the grid is both […]

Cyber Risk to the Nation’s Critical Port Infrastructure

In their paper — A Framework for Cyber Security Assessments of Critical Port Infrastructure — authors Jonathon Monken, Daniel Trimble and Alexander F.L. Sand discuss […]

Congratulations to 4A Security’s Ben Goodman!

Recipient of ISACA’s CRISC Worldwide Achievement Award

It always lifts me up when I see a good guy do well. Congratulations to our friend, Ben Goodman, […]

Social Media Cyber Risks | May 16, 2017

HB is proud to announce its collaboration with LexisNexis® on another excellent webinar. This one features Julia Jacobson, a partner with K&L Gates, and Amy […]

Aspen Insurance Shares Insights on Mitigating Global Supply Chain Risk

One Key to Success: Set Realistic Goals
“It is not possible to eliminate cyber risk entirely throughout a global supply chain. Taking steps to limit […]

BitSight Publishes EBook on Vendor Security Assessment

Is Fourth Party Liability Getting Your Attention?
Over the last few years, awareness of the importance of monitoring third-party vendors has increased. But have you […]

Aspen’s Oliver Brew on Insurance Risk Analytics

Frequent and always insightful speaker at HB/NetDiligence events, Oliver Brew, recently offered his insights on the impact of technology on risk analytics with the folks […]

D&O Insurer Ordered to Pay For Convicted Insured’s Appeal

As reported by . . .
The TLSS Insurance Law Blog
The appellate court held the trial court’s rationale that the insured’s criminal conviction was “final … until […]

Accidental Disclosure — Your Ethical Obligations to Protect Confidential Client Information | April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 2PM Eastern | 1PM Central | 12PM Mountain | 11AM Pacific

This HB CLE webinar and on-demand course is being distributed […]

Jurors & Generation: Insights Into Boomers, Gen-Xers & Millennials

Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
2:00-3:14 PM ET
A CLE-eligible complimentary webinar
Join a seasoned expert on jury attitude and decision-making us for a discussion of how jurors reach their conclusions and how […]

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2:30-4:30 PM | Pre-Conference Boot Camp

An understanding of a more recent, and prevalent, cyber security threat.
An overview of legal, compliance and response […]

Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum 2017 Agenda





Cyber and Privacy Coverage Litigation 2016

Cyber and Privacy Coverage Litigation 2016
Vincent J. Vitkowsky

Cyber and Privacy Coverage Litigation 2016
Vincent J. Vitkowsky
There were several notable reported decisions concerning coverage for data […]

Privacy + Security Academy Courses


Get up to speed quickly with a day-long accredited course with two internationally recognized experts in the field.

Practical education that will apply to your […]

Cyber Attacks Can Bring Down Factories and Stop Hearts

So Now What?
Cyberattacks are most often associated with data breaches or data theft. It’s a big deal to us when our credit card information […]

Laura Foggan Moves to Crowell & Moring

Congratulations, Laura!

“Lawyer of the year” – Best Lawyers (2017)
“One of the most successful advocates for the insurance industry to ever practice” – Law Dragon […]

Drug & Device Defense Forum | Dec. 13, 2016 | Philadelphia


This is our third annual Drug & Device Defense Forum! We developed it because it is imperative that, in order to offer the best internal […]

Digital Client Communication: Great for Efficiency, Bad for Cases, Careers and Caterers

Ever hit the Reply All button without thinking and accidentally send something sensitive to the wrong person (or your whole team)? You’re not alone, […]

Latest Industry Trends in Cyber Security and Cyber Insurance

Written for the NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum, Oct. 17-19, 2016, Santa Monica California 

Authors & Contributors
Pascal Millaire, Symantec | John Farley, HUB International | […]

Three Changes Affecting Directors and Officers and D&O Insurance

By Katherine Smith Dedrick and Perry S. Granof
Katherine Smith Dedrick and Perry Granof provide consulting services for officers and directors of domestic and international […]

RIMS Event: Chicagoland Risk Forum Oct. 24-25, 2016

Have you checked out the Chicagoland Risk Forum Speaker Line up?
Emerging Risk, Crisis Management, Medical Marijuana, Strategic Risk Management – these are just a […]

Speakers: Data Breach Litigation and Investigations Forum | Jan. 24 | San Francisco


Program leaders:

Christina Terplan, Partner / Clyde & Co
CHRISTINA TERPLAN practices in the areas of technology, intellectual property and privacy law, representing insurers with all issues […]

Early Jury Research—Discover What Jurors Want to Hear, Before You Build Your Case

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to know how a jury would regard your case before you even commence discovery? Initial Case Evaluation (ICE) is becoming […]