Jody Westby

Westby is CEO of Global Cyber Risk.
20 for 2020
Brokerage Ops 20 for 2020
These 20 steps can help you achieve a reasonable state of cyber-security maturit...
January 14, 2020
Ransomware…It Doesn’t Have to Be This Hard
P&C Ransomware…It Doesn’t Have to Be This Hard
Criminals are cashing in at the bank because companies are not allocating necess...
November 21, 2019
Risk Assessments Are the Best Checkup
P&C Risk Assessments Are the Best Checkup
Are you adequately tracking the health of your cyber-security program?
October 28, 2019
Managing Cyber Risks in an Industrial Control Environment
P&C Managing Cyber Risks in an Industrial Control Environment
It's a complex mess. This is a good starting point.
September 27, 2019
Don't Make Dangerous Decisions
P&C Don't Make Dangerous Decisions
Knowing what to look for when developing your internal cyber-security reporting ...
August 16, 2019
Pay Now or Pay Later
P&C Pay Now or Pay Later
Small and midsize businesses are in the cyber crime bullseye.
July 11, 2019
The Insider Threat
P&C The Insider Threat
Expand your view to include poor decision makers.
May 23, 2019
Be Careful Not to Make a Bad Deal
P&C Be Careful Not to Make a Bad Deal
Failing to conduct a thorough review of the cyber risks associated with an acqui...
March 27, 2019
Privacy’s Perilous Path
P&C Privacy’s Perilous Path
Legal use does not always equate to ethical use.
March 1, 2019
Preparing for New Cyber Threats
P&C Preparing for New Cyber Threats
What’s on the horizon in 2019? Make sure you’ve got a comprehensive and test...
November 29, 2018
Benefits Data Bullseye
Health+Benefits Benefits Data Bullseye
Healthcare and employee benefits data are gold for cyber criminals.
October 30, 2018
Cyber Property
P&C Cyber Property
How much risk do you want to keep in-house?
September 27, 2018
D&O in the Crosshairs
P&C D&O in the Crosshairs
Data breach patience is waning. Corporate managers may experience increased over...
August 30, 2018
Data, Data Every…Where?
P&C Data, Data Every…Where?
Very few companies know what data they have, where their data go or what protect...
July 16, 2018
Losing Face
P&C Losing Face
Facebook’s lack of governance may cost more than a mere breach would.
April 30, 2018
Bon Appétit!
P&C Bon Appétit!
Cyber regs are a mouthful.
March 27, 2018
Cybering Up for Your Safety
P&C Cybering Up for Your Safety
This 15-step program will help you recover from unsafe practices.
February 27, 2018
The Equifax Hack
Industry The Equifax Hack
An empire built on your personal information reveals flaws in its foundation tha...
October 27, 2017
Spreading Cyber Around
P&C Spreading Cyber Around
Cyber coverage is popping up in multiple places. Look widely to recover claims.
September 29, 2017
Cyber Oversight
Brokerage Ops Cyber Oversight
Cyber security now belongs to boards and executives. Read the owners manual.
August 31, 2017
Starving Your IT Budget
P&C Starving Your IT Budget
Your failure to upgrade means your luck may be over.
July 18, 2017
Inside Job
P&C Inside Job
Consider the range of attacks committed by employees or trusted insiders.
May 25, 2017
Cyber Crime Wave
Industry Cyber Crime Wave
Cyber insurance premium growth follows the growing wave of cyber crime.
April 27, 2017
Buying Cyber Risk
Industry Buying Cyber Risk
Cyber due diligence can be a major asset in M&A. Lack of it can affect purchase ...
March 29, 2017