FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2017) – Greenberg Traurig attorneys Fred E. Karlinsky and Lori S. Nugent participated in the “Cyber and Data Security: Coverage and Compliance Considerations” panel at the Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting, held in Anaheim, CA on Nov. 5-8, 2017. Moderated by Wesley Griffiths, Second Vice President and Actuary at Travelers, the panel also featured Karl Pedersen, Senior Advisory Specialist at Marsh FINPRO.
During this session, panelists explored modern cybersecurity developments and challenges facing insurance regulators. These included the recently adopted New York cybersecurity regulation and the proposed National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) cybersecurity model law, among other issues. Best practices for avoiding, mitigating, and responding to breaches were also discussed.
Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice and a shareholder within the Government Law & Policy Group. He represents insurers, reinsurers, producers and other insurance interests throughout the U.S. and internationally in a wide variety of business, operational, regulatory, transactional and governmental matters. Recognized as one of the top insurance lawyers by Chambers and Partners, Karlinsky has broad knowledge of insurance compliance matters and is a sought-after thought leader who has spoken and presented papers to insurance executives and government officials, both nationally and internationally.
A shareholder in GT’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group, Nugent focuses her practice on cybersecurity and privacy issues, with specific emphasis on incident investigation and breach response, regulatory investigation and litigation, and assisting clients with staying ahead of cybersecurity risks. She regularly serves as lead breach response counsel, having defended hundreds of breached operations since 2003, including operations of all sizes in a wide variety of market sectors, such as retail, health care, financial institutions, energy and utilities, public entities, hospitality, high-tech, and higher education, as well as for a variety of professionals.
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