A panel of IT forensic, legal and insurance experts will speak to the ever-present theme of data exfiltration threats in ransomware scenarios, how to protect against it, how to deal with it when it happens and the ensuing challenges.
Kadir started his career in cyber security as a Digital Forensic Investigator within the Metropolitan Police Service where he successfully aided multiple high profile criminal investigations. Since then, he has worked for a major UK retailer as a Cyber Security Manager where he managed and coordinated incident response efforts at a global scale. Kadir went on to work within the cyber insurance industry as a senior incident response specialist in London giving him vast experience in the Lloyds Insurance market and a deep understanding on the cyber claims process. Kadir now leads NTL’s U.K entity from London, whilst supporting NTL’s global operational processes.
Edward leads the firm's Specialty and Financial Lines practice, comprising of more than 40 lawyers nationally. His expertise spans multiple classes of insurance business, predominantly in the fields of Finance, Digital & Data, Construction and Science & Technology. He acts for insurers and nominated policyholders in the UK and internationally, advising on corporate strategy, insurance law and coverage, risk transfer and litigation. Edward is also the lead lawyer in CyXcel, a unique multidisciplinary service from Weightmans which launched in 2018 and provides comprehensive advice and solutions for digital and data resilience, incident planning, crisis management and response. The CyXcel team acts for insurers, public bodies and commercial organisations of all sizes. The team's work in the last year has included some the most high-profile cyber security incidents, state-sponsored ransoms and multi-jurisdiction data breaches; as well as delivering targeted consultancy on cyber maturity, operational impact modelling, privacy vulnerability, GDPR compliance and risk transfer.
Mark Singer currently serves as a claims manager for the Cyber & Executive division of Beazley. He primarily handles insurance coverage issues arising out of cybersecurity, technology errors & omissions, data privacy, intellectual property, media and advertising liabilities. As a UK qualified lawyer, and before joining Beazley, he was a Senior Associate in the commercial litigation team at a large City law firm where he handled a wide range of complex contractual disputes.