Cyber Risk- A Darwinian Opportunity for Cyber Insurance – Erin Kenneally – ESW #266
The uptick in cyber incidents- and in particular ransomware- offer an opportunity if not serve as a clarion call for cyber insurance industry adaptation. In short, risk transfer that meets the needs of both industry and insurers demands more effective coordination of infosec controls, more complete and continuous optics, and more robust risk modeling.
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Erin Kenneally is currently the Global Director for Cyber Insurance at SentinelOne. after most recently serving as Director of Cyber Risk Strategy at Guidewire-Cyence Risk Analytics. She previously served as Portfolio Manager in the Cyber Security Division for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate where she directed nearly 20 projects across programs in cybersecurity research data infrastructure, cyber risk economics, and technology ethics & privacy. Kenneally also served as Technology-Law Specialist at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) and the Center for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) and Center for Evidence-based Security Research (CESR) at the UC San Diego. She also founded and is CEO of Elchemy, Inc.. Erin is a licensed Attorney specializing in information technology law, including privacy technology, AI & autonomous systems ethics and legal risk, trusted data sharing & governance, technology policy, and emergent IT legal risks. She holds Juris Doctorate and Masters of Forensic Sciences degrees and is a graduate of Syracuse University and the George Washington University.