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Nov 6, 2018

Welcome to the ninth episode of RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Writer at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Justin Smulison is joined by his guest, Christopher Loeber. Christopher is a partner of Pryor Cashman. He leads the firm’s insurance recovery and counseling practice where he represents Fortune 500 and other large commercial policyholders in complex disputes.


In this episode, Justin and Christopher talk all things cybersecurity! Christopher speaks about the common cybersecurity incidents, whether or not incidents are becoming more common lately, and what he sees as emerging cyber threats. He also describes his work at Pryor Cashman, the clients and industries he counsels, and how he works with risk managers.


Key Takeaways:

[:15] About today’s guest and episode.

[:22] About RIMS’ upcoming event, the RIMS Risk Forum.

[:53] More about today’s episode and guest.

[1:07] A future event Christopher Loeber will be guest speaking at.

[1:54] Justin welcomes Christopher to the podcast!

[2:19] Some of the clients and industries Christopher counsels.

[3:05] Are there common cybersecurity incidents?

[5:19] Are cybersecurity incidents becoming even more common nowadays?

[9:08] Does Christopher work with a lot of risk managers? How does he work with them?

[11:10] Does Christopher think the Equifax fiasco from last year woke a lot of people up to cybersecurity risks?

[11:47] Christopher speaks about an emerging threat: bank ATMs.

[13:03] Does Christopher see ransomware as a continued threat?

[14:31] Christopher speaks about his upcoming Long Island RIMS Chapter event talk.

[17:07] About RIMS’ new members-only podcast and how to access it.

[17:36] Email Justin at if you would like to suggest a topic to be covered on the podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode: (You can save $100 off your membership if you use the code: ERM18NEW)

RIMS Risk Forum (Nov 13-14th) in Mumbai, India (10% off discount available for registration using the code: WEBINAR10)

Long Island RIMS Chapter Event (Nov 27th) in Woodbury, NY

Equifax breach

ATM risks


“RIMScast: A Guide to Cyber Insurance” (RIMScast’s newest members-only podcast! Login and search “cyber” to locate it)

RM Magazine

Risk Management Monitor


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Christopher Loeber’s LinkedIn