Q&A: Cyber Insurance – Alla Valente, Heidi Shey – ESW #304
Cyber insurance is a must-have, but organizations are finding that cyber insurance premiums are more costly, policies are more difficult to obtain, and policies attach more limitations and exclusions than before. We will discuss cyber insurance’s role in risk management and trends.
Segment Resources: https://www.forrester.com/report/q-and-a-cyber-insurance/RES178563?refsearch=31859901675109251447
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Alla is a senior analyst at Forrester serving security and risk professionals. She covers governance, risk, and compliance (GRC), third-party risk management (TPRM), contract lifecycle management (CLM), and supply chain risk with a special focus on risk management frameworks. In this role, Alla helps Forrester clients establish strategy, adopt best practices, define a governance framework, and select technology to manage risk, improve business resilience, and strategic value-add. Her research also includes ethics and trust in digital transformation, enterprise risk management (ERM), and protecting the organization’s brand.
Heidi is a principal analyst at Forrester serving security and risk professionals. Her research primarily focuses on data security and privacy strategy, policies, and related technology controls. She guides clients in applying a Zero Trust, data-centric approach to securing data, advising them in areas like sensitive data discovery and classification, data loss prevention, secure communications, and more. Her research coverage also includes cyber insurance, customer-facing breach notification and response, consumer security, and small and medium-size business (SMB) security market trends.