Congressman Mike Rogers and Politico's Shaun Waterman Set to Headline Business Insurance Cyber Risk Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 22

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CHICAGO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Insurance, a leading publication that focuses on commercial insurance, benefits and risk management, is set to host its inaugural Cyber Risk Summit on May 22, 2014, at the historic W Hotel in Washington, D.C.

This one-day leadership conference will provide a discussion forum around the definition of cyber risk standards, a common governance framework, shared responsibility, protection, recovery and exposure to and threats from cyber-crime and other cyber-related attacks.  With a full agenda planned that includes keynote speakers and panels, a networking breakfast, lunch and closing reception, the Cyber Risk Summit is a must-attend conference for those concerned with cyber risk.

The Cyber Risk Summit also will bring together a high-profile list of keynote speakers who are experts in the areas of cyber risk and intelligence including:  U.S. Representative and Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Dr. Sandor Boyson and Holly Mann of the University of Maryland School of Business/R.H. Smith Business School; and Shaun Waterman, editor and award-winning journalist of Politico Pro's Cyber Security Report.

"The spate of recent data breaches underscores that cyber security is an ongoing problem that must be addressed with a greater sense of urgency and strong resolve," Business Insurance Editor Gavin Souter said. "Cyber security is no longer deemed the exclusive domain of technology and compliance professionals. The topic is moving into the CEO's office and the boardroom in public and private companies."

Details regarding the conference are available on the Business Insurance website:

About Business Insurance

In print, online, digital and in custom e-mail alert products, including its Global Focus daily newsletter, Business Insurance reports on risk management, risk financing, employee benefits management and workers compensation. Business Insurance is read by corporate risk and benefit executives as well as financial and administrative executives. Its audience also includes insurance brokers, agents, consultants, insurers, reinsurers and others concerned with corporate insurance, risk management, alternative risk financing, employee benefits, workers compensation and reinsurance. Business Insurance also offers custom marketing services, including lead generation, research and events.

Business Insurance is published by Crain Communications, Inc.

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