Mounting Cyber Concerns Prompts RIMS to Unveil New Cyber Risk Forum

July 18, 2017

​Technology and Security Futurist Peter Singer to Keynote Inaugural Event
NEW YORK (July 18, 2017) – With cyber concerns topping most organizations’ risk management priority list, RIMS, the risk management society™, has announced its first-ever Cyber Risk Forum. Scheduled for September 7 – 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, the inaugural event will feature a powerful lineup of industry experts from respected organizations who will cover trending risk management and cyber concerns.
Topics at RIMS Cyber Risk Forum 2017 will include:
•    Collaboration between CISOs and Risk Management
•    Risk Management’s Cyber Responsibilities
•    Emerging Cyber Risks
•    Cyber Risk Mitigation Strategies; as well as
•    Cyber Insurance
“To remain competitive, organizations must embrace new technologies and face cyber uncertainties head-on,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “While business leaders are aware of the importance of cybersecurity, the challenge is in keeping pace with the evolution of new threats. RIMS Cyber Risk Forum will bring together leading minds in the cybersecurity space to provide risk professionals with the knowledge to successfully guide their organizations through this changing environment.”
Peter Singer, the keynote speaker at this year’s RIMS Cyber Risk Forum, is a best-selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as "one of Washington's pre-eminent futurists." A consultant for groups that range from the CIA and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs to Hollywood and the Call of Duty video game series, Singer will explore the key trends emerging today that will shape the world of technology and security tomorrow.
Leading up to RIMS Cyber Risk Forum 2017, the Society has released two new Professional Reports that address cyber risk management best practices. “Cyber Insurance – Considerations for Businesses” and “Cyber Protection: What to Do Before and After a Cyber Incident” reports are available in RIMS Risk Knowledge library at
For more information or to register for RIMS Cyber Risk Forum 2017, visit . Follow the event using #RIMSCyberRisk2017. 

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or

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