Verne Pedro, managing partner of Fullerton Beck’s New Jersey office, will be speaking at the 2021 First Party Claims Conference in Warwick, Rhode Island, October 11-13, 2021. The First Party Claims Conference (FPCC) is a nationally recognized provider of education specifically designed for adjusters, public adjusters, attorneys and others in the first party property insurance claims community. Verne, an insurance defense and coverage attorney, will be participating in the breakout session, “Hacking, Cyberattacks and Property/Crime Insurance Claims — the What, Where and How?” on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. ET

His presentation will address:

+ Common methods by which attackers breach computer networks
+ Ransomware and recent case law addressing coverage for cyberattacks
+ Cyberattacks that adversely impact operational controls in the physical world (Colonial Pipeline and other examples)
+ An overview of cyber insurance, with a focus on business interruption insurance claims arising from cyberattacks

More information and registration is available on the event website