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Today’s Global Cyber Threat: Systemic Ransomware


Systemic ransomware is one of the greatest global cyber threats facing businesses today. Historic examples like NotPetya and WannaCry demonstrate the potential severity of these attacks and offer a glimpse into how these extreme events unfold. In this session, cyber experts discuss how to model a systemic ransomware scenario, accounting for points of aggregation and probability of infection, to assess the impact of such an event to your portfolio.

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Bethany Vohlers

Senior Manager
AIR Worldwide

Bethany Vohlers is a senior manager of the AIR Cyber Research and Modeling group and a leading contributor to AIR's European cyber initiatives. Bethany works closely with AIR clients and prospects in aligning each firm's unique requirements to AIR models and technologies. Prior to AIR, Bethany worked at a tier 1 consulting firm managing and delivering custom risk and compliance solutions to insurers and top-tier financial institutions worldwide. Her experience spans across capital management, legal and process managed services, and bespoke technology implementations.

David Pigott

Manager - Consulting and Client Services Group
AIR Worldwide

David is a manager in AIR Worldwide’s Client Service and Consulting group. He is an account manager and cyber lead in London, working with clients and AIR’s development and research teams on AIR’s products and consulting projects. Prior to joining AIR Worldwide in 2016, David worked for five years as a Senior Risk Analyst in the Catastrophe Modelling team at Lloyds Syndicate ArgoGlobal, where he was responsible for internal and regulatory reporting across multiple lines of business and working closely with underwriting and actuarial teams. David graduated with a Bachelor of Science in geophysics from Southampton University.

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