42 episodes

Cyber Insurance Leaders is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to helping Cyber Security and Insurance professionals hear about the latest developments, best practices and thought leadership from leaders in the market. If you’re looking to hear and learn from cyber insurance and security experts, this show is for you. Each episode features an interview with an executive or thought leader, discussing topics like: the cyber insurance industry as a whole, international growth, cyber claims, and more.

Cyber Insurance Leaders Anthony Hess

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Cyber Insurance Leaders is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to helping Cyber Security and Insurance professionals hear about the latest developments, best practices and thought leadership from leaders in the market. If you’re looking to hear and learn from cyber insurance and security experts, this show is for you. Each episode features an interview with an executive or thought leader, discussing topics like: the cyber insurance industry as a whole, international growth, cyber claims, and more.

    Ep. 42 - Hacked: How Law, Communication & Technology Can Save Your Business During a Crisis - with Stu Panensky

    Ep. 42 - Hacked: How Law, Communication & Technology Can Save Your Business During a Crisis - with Stu Panensky

    Cyber incidents may first seem like a maze without an exit. With the right tools, you can find order in the chaos and get back to where you need to be.

    Join us for a deep dive into cyber incident response with Stu Panensky, Founding Partner at Pierson Ferdinand LLP, a full services law firm founded in January 2024 – the largest law firm launch in US history. From maintaining attorney-client privilege during cyber claims to mastering the intricacies of ransomware discussions, Stu shares his vast knowledge and experiences.


    You'll learn:

    1. Strategies to maximize attorney-client privilege
    2. The art of communications and negotiations in ransomware incidents
    3. The role of InsurTech in reshaping cyber insurance
    4. Managing the complexities of the digital supply chain (fourth-party risks)
    5. Tailoring legal approaches for diverse industry sectors

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    Get in touch with Stu Panensky on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stu-panensky-713b149/

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    Details about Pierson Ferdinand LLP:
    Website: https://pierferd.com
    Industry: Law Practice
    Size: 51-200 employees
    Year: 2024

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    About the host Anthony Hess:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, where they enable their clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively. Anthony is originally from the US, but lives in Europe now with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony Hess on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com


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    Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 

    • 43 min
    Ep 41 - Detect, Protect, Respond, Recover: The Interplay Between Cybersecurity and Insurance - with Edwin Covert

    Ep 41 - Detect, Protect, Respond, Recover: The Interplay Between Cybersecurity and Insurance - with Edwin Covert

    With a 3-decade-long career in cybersecurity, Edwin Covert is perfectly placed in his current role as Head of Cyber Risk Engineering at Bowhead Specialty Underwriters.

    In this episode, Edwin Covert shares his extensive cybersecurity and insurance expertise. Tune in to hear Anthony and Edwin explore a range of topics, including how his perspective on cybersecurity has evolved since moving into the insurance sector, current risks in cyber and insurance and the future of these industries, the changing expectations and responsibilities of CISOs, and much more.


    You'll learn:

    1. Edwin's take on the evolving cyber threat landscape
    2. How cyber insurance is adapting to new challenges
    3. The changing role of CISOs and its impact
    4. Talent acquisition and specialization in cybersecurity

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    Get in touch with Edwin Covert on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ecovert/

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    Details about Bowhead Specialty:
    Website: https://bowheadspecialty.com/
    Industry: Insurance
    Size: 51–200 employees
    Year: 2020

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    About the host Anthony Hess:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, where they enable their clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively. Anthony is originally from the US, but lives in Europe now with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com

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    Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 

    • 44 min
    Ep 40 - Convergence: Exploring the Increasingly Popular Integration of Cybersecurity Services and Insurance - with Tom Kang

    Ep 40 - Convergence: Exploring the Increasingly Popular Integration of Cybersecurity Services and Insurance - with Tom Kang

    Insurers and MGAs are increasingly moving into cybersecurity services—could this be the solution for comprehensive security in the marketplace?

    Converge CEO Thomas Kang  provides his insights, thoughts, and concerns around these developments, offering a unique perspective on how companies can navigate this complex terrain. He also shares his expertise on other hot topics like underwriting, risk assessment, and the use of technology to enhance insurance products.


    You'll learn:

    1. The strategic value of integrating cybersecurity with insurance
    2. Insights into Converge's unique underwriting and risk assessment process
    3. How technology and data are reshaping the cyber insurance landscape
    4. The challenges of scaling an insure-tech startup in a competitive market
    5. The role of AI in driving operational efficiencies within cyber insurance

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    Get in touch with Thomas on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-kang-1a142667/

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    Details about Converge:
    Website: https://www.convergeins.com/
    Industry: Insurance
    Size: 11-50 employees
    Year: 2022

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    About the host Anthony Hess:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, where they enable their clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively. Anthony is originally from the US, but lives in Europe now with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com


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    Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 

    • 49 min
    Ep 39 - Trends, Challenges, and Solutions in Cyber Insurance: A Broker's Perspective - with Alexandra Bretschneider

    Ep 39 - Trends, Challenges, and Solutions in Cyber Insurance: A Broker's Perspective - with Alexandra Bretschneider

    How does the insurance industry keep pace with the constant evolution of cyber threats?

    In this episode, we're joined by Alexandra Bretschneider, Vice President & Cyber Practice Leader at Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, who dives deep into the dynamic world of cyber insurance. Alexandra shares her unique journey from IT consulting to shaping the future of cyber risk management, offering a broker's perspective on the current trends, challenges, and practical solutions that are shaping the industry.


    You'll learn:

    1. The evolution and future of cyber insurance products
    2. Insights into underwriting challenges and solutions
    3. The importance of data in shaping cyber insurance
    4. Strategies for effective cyber risk management
    5. The role of collaboration in the cyber insurance sector
    6. Practical advice for navigating large-scale cyber incidents

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    Get in touch with Alexandra Bretschneider on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandra-bretschneider-02215814/

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    Details about Johnson, Kendall & Johnson:
    Website: https://jkj.com/
    Industry: Insurance
    Size: 51–200 employees
    Year: 1959

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    About the host Anthony Hess:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, where they enable their clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively.
    Anthony is originally from the US, but lives in Europe now with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com


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    Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us!

    • 54 min
    Ep 38 - The Call for Unity: How Better Collaboration Between Brokers & Insurers Can Strengthen the Cyber Insurance Community - with Jonathan Weekes

    Ep 38 - The Call for Unity: How Better Collaboration Between Brokers & Insurers Can Strengthen the Cyber Insurance Community - with Jonathan Weekes

    With new threats continually emerging, unity is our strongest shield.

    In this episode, we're joined by Jonathan Weekes, Cyber Product Leader at Hub International. He delves deep into the need for better collaboration between brokers and insurers, particularly in Canada, and how this could improve standards and client support in cyber insurance. He also casts his expertise over trending topics such as the impact of AI, client education, market sustainability, and more.


    You'll learn:

    1. The volatile dynamics of the cyber insurance market
    2. How to navigate cyber risk management
    3. The most recent trends shaping sustainable cyber insurance
    4. How to approach the latest challenges in cyber insurance
    5. The importance of data and collaboration in cyber insurance
    6. Jonathan's insights on the future of AI in cybersecurity

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    Get in touch with Jonathan Weekes on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanm-weekes/

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    Details about Hub International:
    Website: https://www.hubinternational.com/en-CA/
    Industry: Insurance
    Size: 5,001-10,000 employees
    Year: 1998

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    About the host Anthony Hess:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, where they enable their clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively.
    Anthony is originally from the US, but lives in Europe now with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com

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    Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 

    • 42 min
    Ep 37 - Healing the Divide: Cybersecurity vs. Insurance, Policy Wording, and Claims Disputes - with Judy Selby

    Ep 37 - Healing the Divide: Cybersecurity vs. Insurance, Policy Wording, and Claims Disputes - with Judy Selby

    Cybersecurity, insurance, and law are tightly interwoven, but relationships between these faculties aren't always harmonious.

    In this episode, Judy Selby, Partner at Kennedys, explores the evolving dynamics between these sectors, the complexities of policy wording, and the intricacies of claims disputes.


    You'll learn:

    1. How the relationship between cybersecurity and insurance is evolving
    2. How insureds can navigate policy wording and the implications of ignorance
    3. Understanding claims related to data collection and use
    4. Insights into the causes and resolutions of claim challenges

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    Want to know more about Judy? Click here for more information: https://kennedyslaw.com/en/our-people/people/new-york/judith-a-selby/

    Get in touch with Judy on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judyselby/

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    About the host Anthony:
    Anthony is passionate about cyber insurance. He is the CEO of Asceris, a company that enables its clients to respond to cyber incidents quickly and effectively. Anthony is originally from the US but now lives in Europe with his wife and two children.

    Get in touch with Anthony on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyhess/ or email: ahess@asceris.com

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    This podcast is produced by our friends at SAWOO. 

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

rbdigital126 ,

So helpful, so needed

Very well done show. This is so helpful and knowledgeable given that there are a lot of questions around the topic or cyber insurance. Looking forward to more episodes.

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