Data Breach and Cyber Risk Veteran Expert Briefs Insurance Professionals in CPCU Online Seminar

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Insurance industry veteran and Identity Theft 911 protection expert David Speciale conducts a professional continuing education webinar on data breach, breach security, cyber risk and privacy insurance for the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society (CPCU). Speciale will discuss cybercrime trends, recent litigation and types of privacy insurance coverage.

Webinar attendees will get a firsthand look at what’s available and hear how it’s paid off in spades

Identity Theft 911 Director of Business Development David Speciale will brief insurance professionals on data breach, cyber risk and privacy insurance in a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society (CPCU) Continuing Professional Development webinar on Nov. 3. Attendees will learn how to assess cyber risk, key points in recent litigation and available privacy insurance options.

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 285 million records were compromised in the U.S. in 2008. Lost business is the most costly outcome, with an average cost of $204 per compromised customer record, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Speciale’s presentation, “Cyber Risk and Privacy Insurance,” will help insurance and risk management professionals recognize the severity of data breach attacks to businesses and identify recent litigation and types of coverage to prevent costly outcomes. CPCU webinars are open to CPCU members and non-members alike. Register now!

“Privacy insurance is one of the hottest new P&C products out there now,” Speciale said. “Webinar attendees will get a firsthand look at what’s available and hear how it’s paid off in spades.”

Identity Theft 911 partners with businesses and governments to fight cyber crijavascript:void(0);minals with the latest in breach security, data breach notification, information compliance, computer incident response and identity theft management. The Breach Services program enables a business to protect existing and prospective customers, employees and anyone else with identifiable information contained in a breached database. This data breach program provides 24/7-access to highly trained fraud specialists who assist people whose identifying information has been exposed with credit fraud alerts, notify creditors and handle inquiries prompted by the notification.

A former insurance industry executive, educated in the law, Speciale brings more than a decade of experience in breach security and information management to help businesses secure their data. Speciale has held senior management positions throughout the United States with Allstate Insurance Company and internationally with AIG as Vice President for South East Asia.

The CPCU Society is a professional association of credentialed Property and Casualty insurance professionals. More than 28,000 members hold the CPCU designation, which requires passing rigorous undergraduate- and graduate-level examinations, meeting experience requirements and agreeing to a strict code of professional ethics. CPCU webinars are taught by top industry experts in a best-practices framework. Topics are chosen based on their ability to increase skills and drive performance. CPCU webinars offer real-time interaction with experts, which provides a personalized, efficient experience.

About Identity Theft 911

Identity Theft 911 is the nation’s premier identity theft and data breach management, resolution and education service. The company serves 13 million households across the country and provides fraud solutions for a range of organizations—including Fortune 500 companies, the country’s largest insurance companies, corporate benefit providers, banks and credit unions and membership organizations. For more information, visit our website and our Knowledge Center.


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