Broadcast Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)


Today’s cyber-vulnerable digital environment continues to pose a plethora of security issues to organizations of all sizes. This underscores the importance of securing a reliable cybersecurity framework to prevent these increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks from compromising a business.

However, falling victim to a data breach is no longer a question of if, but when. It is, therefore, equally important for companies to implement a comprehensive disaster recovery plan to ensure business continuity and minimize downtime during and after an attack.

Join a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group for this informative webinar as they dive into the hows and whys of a sound cyber incident response and disaster recovery plan. They will also uncover the cyber risk issues organizations face today and will offer expert insight on how to deal with these challenges.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Notable Cyber Incidents – Key Lessons Learned
  • Top Cyber Resilience Challenges
  • Developing a Robust Disaster Recovery Plan – The Hows and Whys
  • What Lies Ahead?


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-Demand Webcast (CLE)



General knowledge of cybersecurity


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Law Practice Management


Total Credit:

1.0 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Harry Perper, Principal Cybersecurity Technologist
The MITRE Corporation

Harry Perper is a Principal Cybersecurity Technologist at The MITRE Corporation. In his role as Principal Cybersecurity Technologist, Harry contributes his expertise to multiple projects including technology research and critical infrastructure cybersecurity guidance. Harry also led teams focused on evaluating a range of cybersecurity technologies as well cybersecurity architecture development. He is a frequent speaker at cybersecurity events, including RSAC, GridSecCon, ProtectOurPower, and FS-ISAC.

Prior to joining MITRE, Harry worked in the telecommunications industry in various capacities including operations, engineering, and marketing.

Kelly Castriotta, Managing Director, Global Corporate Cyber Underwriting Executive
Markel Corporation

Kelly B. Castriotta, Esq. is Managing Director, Global Corporate Cyber Underwriting Executive at Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL). Kelly is leading the global underwriting strategy for affirmative cyber products as well as cyber risk impacting all lines of business for Markel.  Kelly has a multifaceted background spanning more than 15 years in underwriting, products, operations, claims, and litigation.

As a recognized industry leader, Kelly won the Business Insurance 2020 Breakout Award, has been quoted in the New York Times and Reuters on the topic of ransomware.



Harry Perper, Principal Cybersecurity Technologist,

The MITRE Corporation

  • Cyber Resiliency Engineering Framework -define and describe use.
  • Disaster Recover/Data backup – provide recommended planning, implementation and testing actions.


Kelly Castriotta, Managing Director, Global Corporate Cyber Underwriting Executive,

Markel Corporation

  • Insurance is a critical piece of any disaster recovery plan.
  • How insurance can prepare your business for an incident
  • Mechanics of the cyber policy’s response in the event of an incident
  • Cyber insurance encourages, supports, and finances recovery.

Date & Time:

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • Directors of Operational Technology
  • Information Security Managers and Directors
  • IT Operations Directors and Managers
  • IT Infrastructure Directors
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Cyber Incident Response Managers
  • Network Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Digital Operations Directors
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • C-Level Executives



Harry PerperPrincipal Cybersecurity Technologist
The MITRE Corporation
Kelly CastriottaManaging Director, Global Corporate Cyber Underwriting Executive
Markel Corporation



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