CPD Webinar: An Introduction to Cyber Claims

Wednesday, 07 October 2020
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (UK time)
    • Mark Hawskworth, Global Technology Specialist Practice Group Leader, Sedgwick

This webinar will act as an introduction to Cyber and will focus on claims handling with reference to case studies.

There will be an overview of why cyber is an issue now when computers and the internet have been around for a long time. It will discuss how criminals have learned to monetarise cyber-attacks in the last decade. It will also explain the methods used, who is carrying out the attacks and how the criminals assist each other by sharing software and information.

All will be brought to life with two award winning case studies.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, attendees will obtain:

- An introduction to Cyber

- Identify attack vectors

- Discover threat actors

- Explore the Cyber marketplace

Includes Case Studies – British Insurance Awards winner 2019 & Insurance Post Fraud Award Winner 2018

Speaker Biography

Mark heads up Sedgwick’s Global Technology Practice, he has been an adjuster for 29 years during which time he has gained substantial experience of technology and cyber related incidents. He is an active member of the Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG), whose objective is to ensure that UK businesses are resilient against cyber and flood events.

Mark specialises in handling large and complex claims and uses experience gained from managing cyber events to provide market feedback on this ever evolving risk. Mark and his team won the British Insurance, Major Loss Award in 2019 for their management of a complex cyber incident.

Mark has published numerous articles in the Insurance press on Cyber related issues, he is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, Chartered Loss adjuster and a Chartered Engineer.

A link to the webinar will be provided to registered participants before the event starts.

It will be run on Microsoft Teams so please ensure you have access.

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

3/4 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.