Ed Covert

Ed Covert

Bowhead Specialty
Head of Cyber Risk Engineering

With nearly 30 years in the cybersecurity field in commercial and government arenas, Ed is currently the Head of Cyber Risk Engineering at Bowhead Specialty Underwriters, a provider of cyber risk insurance. He focuses his work on risk management and enterprise security architecture and the value they bring to organizations. All of this is an effort to ensure organizations make good cybersecurity decisions that best meet their overall mission or objectives.

In addition to his professional work, Ed is a Adjunct Professor in the Department of Information Systems as California State University – Los Angeles as well as a published author and regular speaker at cybersecurity events and forums. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles ISC2 chapter and an active member of other cyber-focused organizations in southern California. Finally, he is a veteran of the US Navy.

He has a Masters degree in Information Technology Management, specializing in organizational leadership and change management from Colorado State University. He received his undergraduate degree in cybersecurity from the University of Maryland. He holds a number of industry certifications.

Additional details about his publications, community involvement, and experience are at edwincovert.com.