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PIACT Annual Convention

Education

Thursday, March 5

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Cybersecurity Laws: An Insurance Agent’s Guide to Compliance

Clare Irvine, Esq.
Approved for 2 CT PC credits. (114354)
Sponsored by: Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Co.

This course will serve as a primer for cybersecurity—at the state and national level. Irvine will discuss Connecticut’s new cyber security law, focusing on licensees requirements, before and after a breach. In addition, she will explain what other states are doing regarding cybersecurity and how it will impact Connecticut insurance producers. Finally, she will examine the increasing use of cyber security contractual provisions in agency agreements.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

The Ins and Outs of Cybersecurity Insurance Coverages

Bradford J. Lachut, Esq.
Approved for 2 CT PC credits. (114450)
Sponsored by: NLC Insurance Cos. & The Hingham Group

During this course, Lachut will discuss some of the major coverages producers should be aware of to cover cyberliability, both for themselves and for their clients. He will share some practical tips so they and their clients can guard their personal information to reduce the chance of a data breach. The course also will highlight the steps insurance producers should take if a breach does occur. Finally, Lachut will examine the type of losses a typical cyber liability policy will cover and how cyber liability policies differ from similar policies.

Friday, March 6

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Errors & Omissions—Tackling Today's Issues^FF^UN

Cathy Trischan, CPCU, CIC, CRM, AU, ARM, AAI, CRIS, MLIS, TRIP
Approved for 3 CT PC credits. (114353)
Sponsored by: RT Specialty LLC

What can insurance professionals do to reduce their exposure to errors-and-omissions claims? Trischan will address the standard of care and common E&O claim areas. She will discuss steps an agency can take to reduce the probability of a successful E&O claim being made against it and what an agency should and should not do in an E&O situation.

^FF^UN—This course has been approved for E&O loss-prevention credit by Utica National & Fireman’s Fund. Call the PIA E&O Department for details.

Online registration is now closed. Registration will be accepted at the door. See you at Foxwoods!

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