The CISO Stories Podcast Episode #85 – August 30, 2022

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1. Cyberinsurance and the CISO: What You Need to Know – 06:00 PM-06:30 PM

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As ransomware wreaks havoc on our systems and information, more companies are transferring some of the risk through Cyber Insurance. What technologies are cyber insurance companies looking to have in place? How are insurance companies setting the premiums? Join Bryan as he shares his extensive cyber counterintelligence and forensic experience in supporting CISOs to navigate cyberinsurance carriers. This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!


Bryan E. Hurd

Bryan E. Hurd – Managing Director, Chief of Office, Seattle at Aon – Cyber

Mr. Bryan E. Hurd is a globally recognized computer forensics leader and expert in insurance, cyber intelligence, investigations, and operations to fight espionage, terrorism, organized crime groups and criminals who target vulnerable populations.

Bryan was the founder of the Cyber Counterintelligence program for the US Navy at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 1994 and has gone on to hold executive positions as first Director of Intelligence for the Digital Crimes Unit within the Microsoft Cyber Crime Center, founding the computer forensics program at EDS (Now HP) and was the executive in charge of innovation for the entire US watchlisting system as the Chief of Operations, Director of Terrorist Identities at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Bryan now leads some of the most significant breach responses in the US today as a senior leader at Aon Cyber Solutions (Stroz Friedberg), and serves on several company boards.



Todd Fitzgerald- Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative


Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.