Legal & Insurance Issues in Maritime Cyber

8th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (“MRS 2017”)
Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH
Speaking Engagement

Blank Rome Associate Kate B. Belmont will speak at the 8th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (“MRS 2017”), taking place November 13–14, 2017, at Tiffin University in Tiffin, OH.

Ms. Belmont will speak on the “Legal & Insurance Issues in Maritime Cyber” panel on Monday, November 13, from 11:10 a.m. until 12:10 p.m. Her co-panelists will be Randall Sandone, Executive Director, CIRI (Panel Chair); Jay Kesan, Ph.D., J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Parisi Jr., Esq., Managing Director, Marsh.

On this panel, lawyers with experience in maritime and cyber breach coaching will share knowledge about reducing risks and how to handle a cyber incident. Additionally, insurance considerations and a discussion of the changing cyber insurance marketplace will be shared with attendees. Attendees will learn more about special considerations of risk associated with the maritime market segment, what risk mitigation steps they should take now, what to do to reduce legal exposures in the event of a cyberattack, and other incident handling considerations that reduce risk and aid insurance claims.

MRS 2017 will bring together local, state, and federal authorities, academics, and industry professionals to discuss the threats and challenges to maritime cyber security and the marine transportation system. With a focus on the articulation of current and future maritime cyber challenges and threats, the symposium will outline the implementation and operationalization of a sound maritime cyber strategy. The symposium will assess threats, vulnerabilities, and recent advancements in both attack vectors and maritime cyber security research to inspire ideas for innovative research that will define the next generation of maritime cyber space.

For more information, please visit the event web page.