In today’s Forest Products market, it’s critical that leaders revisit their strategies, to prepare for the changing cyber threat landscape and ensure their organizations are protected. The Forest products industry is changing; from head rig operators being replaced by scanners to pulp machines and presses being adjusted from another continent, industry executives play an important role in leading the strategic direction for their organization’s cyber resilience.
This webinar is designed to “level I.T. up” by addressing executive-level business discussions of cyber threats and real-world actions for the Forest Products industry.
Listen as Bryan Hurd, Aon’s Cyber Solutions leader and client breach response expert, discusses:
- Evolution of technology in Forestry including optimized production centers, industrial Internet of Things, the connectivity of office and mill systems and the new cyber security challenges they present to industry leaders
- Real world cyber cases, threats and emerging risks such as ransomware attacks on companies of all sizes, business email compromise and the vulnerability of the C-suite and industrial espionage
- Practical strategies “non-cyber” executives can do today to lead the strategy for their cyber defenses
More about our panel:
Bryan E. Hurd founded the U.S. Navy’s first ever Cyber Counterintelligence program for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) in 1993 and was Microsoft’s first chief of intelligence for Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit at the Cybercrime Center. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he has been a globally recognized expert protecting critical systems of every industry from threats of cyberterrorism, cyber breaches and espionage for over 27 years. He is currently a Vice President in Aon’s Cyber Solutions and head of office for the Seattle computer forensics laboratory.
Ken McIsaac is the Senior Vice President, Forestry Leader for Aon in Canada and has almost 30 years’ experience as an insurance professional in the Forest Products industry. He has degrees from SFU and BCIT and has presented at international conferences on forestry and risk management.
Rob Doerfler is a Senior Vice President and Director of Forestry, located in Aon’s Portland, OR office. He leads Aon’s forestry team, assisting with forestry clients across North America as well as managing his own clients’ risk and insurance programs. He has been focused on the risk and insurance of forest products for 21 years. Rob is a graduate of Douglas College, National Alliance (CIC and Producer School) and LUA’s Loss Prevention School.