Information Release

Contact: Hugh O. Strawn

Date: September 13, 2016

Cyber Incident Investigations: Techniques Every Large Loss Adjuster Should Know

2016 PLRB Large Loss Conference


Computer hacking and other cyber incidents have become nearly daily events. While routine they pose huge risks to the organization that has been hacked. The large loss adjuster needs to be able effectively determine coverages and adjusting strategy. "Cyber Incident investigations: Techniques Every Large Loss Adjuster Should Know" is one of the sessions offered at the 2016 PLRB Large Loss Conference in Chicago, October 4 to 6.

The workshop that will analyze a case study of a cyber attack on a health care organization will be lead by Matthew Ross, Esq., of PLRB Member Company CNA, Matt Scott of PLRB Affiliate Member PT&C I LWG, and Gregory Bautista, JD, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP.

The key issues the session will address include:

  • The coverage potentiality impacted by this claim, including first- and third-party E&O policies.
  • What costs/expenses are typically covered within first- and third-party E&O policies.
  • Issues that are related to reporting and consent.
  • Evaluation of possible exclusions if a liability claim is made.

The session is approved for adjuster continuing education credit in Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas. It has also been approved for educational credit for both CPCU and RPA designees.

The workshops offered at the Large Loss Conference are adjuster-led and encourage active participation. They provide a unique opportunity to learn from and with many of the insurance industry's leading experts.

Classes are offered in three tracks:

  • Commercial Lines, property claims
  • Personal Lines, property claims
  • Casualty Claims

The Large Loss Conference will be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Senior claim professionals and service providers from across the nation will meet for professional education and development. They will evaluate a variety of large loss claim scenarios through workshops. They will share ideas and adjustment strategies with large loss professionals from across the country. They will also be able to network with large loss adjusters and service providers from across hundreds of disciplines and specialty areas.

Complete information regarding the workshops and registration is available here.

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies. It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.