Bill Prohn will present at the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal Cybersecurity Seminar

April 2, 2019 – Bill Prohn will present on protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to members of the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR).

Assessing and Controlling Cyber Security Risks Seminar

The mystery of the Cyber world will be unraveled at this seminar. What coverage does NYSIR’s Cyber Insurance Program include? What vulnerabilities does your District or BOCES face from cyber threats? How well are you protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)? How good is your Cyber Program?

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch & Networking
12:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Program

Rush Henrietta CSD Conference Center
1133 Lehigh Station Road
Henrietta, NY 14467

Professional Certificate Holders Will Receive 3 Hours of CTLE Credit

Who Should Attend:  Senior District Administration; Building Administrators; District IT Administrators and Staff; Other District Administrators, Directors and Managers.

Topics To Be Covered:

  • Data Compromise and Computer Attack coverages in NYSIR’s Cyber Insurance.
  • Overview of the Cyber risk management portal (eRiskHub®) accessible to NYSIR subscribers
  • Cyber Security vs. Information Security
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities and “The Weakest Link”
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework and Other NIST Tools
  • How to apply the tools in a “hands-on, interactive” workshop focusing on protecting PII


12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Registration and Lunch
12:45 p.m. Welcome – Brett Carruthers – NYSIR
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.


Cyber Coverage and NYSIR’s Cyber Program
James Parisi, CPCU, ARe
Vice President – Business Development – Hartford Steam Boiler
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.


Personally Identifiable Information (PII):
Threats, Vulnerabilities and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Managing Director, Dopkins System Consultants
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. NYSIR’s Cyber Self-Assessment Tool Demonstration and Hands-On Experience
3:30 p.m. Wrap Up and Q&A

This event is exclusively for members of the New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR).

For more information or to register, contact Brett Carruthers at or 716.282.4890 by Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  Please indicate Attendee name(s) and School District/BOCES.


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