Potomac Law is pleased to announce that Roberta Anderson Sutton, the firm’s Insurance Recovery and Risk Management Practice Leader, will be a featured speaker at RISKWORLD™, the RIMS 2023 annual conference and exhibition in Atlanta, April 30 to May 3.

Ms. Sutton will present on the topic Your Ransom Risk Playbook: Attack Planning, Insurance and OFAC Compliance on Tuesday, May 2.

The session will focus on risk management strategies when organizations are faced with disruptive and damaging ransomware attacks including the triple extortion technique. Attendees will learn how to reduce the risk with security, training and incident planning, attack response and mitigation and post-attack strategies. The panelists will also discuss the following:

  • Prepare to build a ransomware playbook.
  • Review cutting-edge cyber insurance products to ensure your organization has adequate insurance.
  • Navigate potential Office of Foreign Assets Control OFAC compliance issues.

Ms. Sutton will be joined by Emily Cummins, Director of Risk Management, The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc., Ali Khraibani, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity, Technology Risk & Privacy Practice, CohnReznick LLP and Chris Keegan, Senior Managing Director, Cyber and Technology National Practice Leader, Brown & Brown.

Chosen by her peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in Insurance Law, and recently selected by the National Law Journal for inclusion as part its 2021 inaugural list of twenty-two nationwide Insurance Law Trailblazers, which honor recognizes and spotlights a select group of lawyers who have “made sweeping efforts to make a positive contribution” as “agents of change” in the insurance industry, Ms. Sutton is highly experienced and concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance recovery, risk management counseling, and emerging cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection-related issues, including incident planning and breach response, and management liability-related issues. In addition to aggressively and successfully pursuing her clients' insurance recoveries in disputed insurance claims settings, Ms. Sutton counsels clients proactively on complex insurance placement and risk management issues. She is delighted to have been selected to serve on the Law360 2022 Cybersecurity & Privacy Editorial Board and to have coauthored the cybersecurity guide for executives, Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide For Directors and Officers.

Last year, Ms. Sutton presented two sessions at RISKWORLD™ in San Francisco: Ransom, Regulation, Kinetics & Biometrics: Cutting-Edge Insurance Solutions for Today’s Risk Landscape and Your Ransom Risk Playbook: Attack Planning, Insurance & OFAC Compliance.

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