Stephanie and Elizabeth from Aon will share their experiences related to catastrophic ransomware events and provide guidance on security practices that aid in mitigating the threat of ransomware based attacks, while discussing how cyber insurance can be a meaningful part of a cybersecurity strategy.
Stephanie Snyder – SVP & Commercial Strategy Leader – Cyber Solutions at Aon
Stephanie is an insurance broker for current and prospective Errors & Omissions (E&O) and Cyber clients, specializing complex global risks. As Commercial Strategy Leader, she is also responsible for the development of Aon’s Cyber Solutions’ capabilities and go-to-market approach. Stephanie works closely with Cyber Solutions’ leadership to link business strategy, insurance market trends, cyber risk trends and Aon’s products/services into a cohesive message to drive marketing and sales across Aon Commercial Risk Solutions.
Stephanie has experience with E&O and Cyber coverage as both a broker and underwriter. She enjoys engaging with clients and prospects to create innovative solutions to address technology and cyber risk. Her industry focus includes technology companies, manufacturers, retailers, life sciences companies and financial institutions. Stephanie speaks frequently on cyber risk and has moderated and served on numerous conference panels. In addition, Stephanie authors Cyber Solutions’ thought leadership, including Aon’s 2019 & 2020 Cyber Security Risk Reports. Stephanie is routinely quoted in various insurance publications on the topic of cyber risk and insurance.
Stephanie joined Aon in 2015 and spent 3 years as National Sales Leader for Aon’s Professional Risk Solutions (PRS) practice, focusing on E&O and Cyber insurance business development and product innovation. In this role, Stephanie built out the PRS go-to-market strategy and led the design and launch of Aon Cyber Enterprise Solution®. Stephanie has been in her current role since 2018. Prior to Aon, Stephanie spent 8 years with Marsh, specializing in E&O and Cyber. She also led Marsh’s West Zone E&O/Cyber Practice. Prior to her brokerage roles, Stephanie spent 5 years with AIG. Her experience includes establishing and building the Commercial Lines insurance practice at AIG in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Virginia Tech – B.A. International Studies (Business)
2018 Business Insurance Women to Watch Nominee, 2017 Risk & Insurance Power Broker
Elizabeth Martin – Manager Cyber Solutions at Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company
Elizabeth Martin provides over 20 years of experience in the Information Security, Compliance, and Risk Management industry and 25 years in Information Technology. Ms. Martin evaluates challenges associated with protecting an organization’s assets while offering improvements that will support growth, improve operational efficiencies, meet compliance requirements, and mitigate risk. Ms. Martin has extensive experience in the Fortune 500 automotive, retail, financial, healthcare, government, and managed security services verticals.
Ms. Martin has a Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology from DeVry Institute of Technology, and has spent a significant portion of her career volunteering with organizations such as BSides Chicago, Cloud Security Alliance, and the American Red Cross.
Ms. Martin has been instrumental in building security programs, conducting physical and social engineering testing, and assessing some of the largest healthcare providers in the nation.
In her capacity at Stroz Friedberg, Ms. Martin proactively helps organizations assess and manage their risk in accordance with their business requirements. She performs holistic Security Risk Assessments for clients that involve evaluating enterprise risks including assessment of security architectures, policies and governance.
Aon’s Cyber Solutions offers holistic cyber risk management, unsurpassed investigative skills, and proprietary technologies to help clients uncover and quantify cyber risks, protect critical assets, and recover from cyber incidents. Aon is a Global leader in incident response, digital forensics, eDiscovery, investigations, and security advisory. Aon has been the go-to firm for organizations and their law firms in investigating ninety percent of the highest profile breaches in the last decade.
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