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Trends and Risk Management in Cybersecurity, Cyber Insurance, and Financial Fraud

July 13, 2017
7:30 AM to 7:30 AM EST

University Club
401 E 4th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Samantha Koeppe
(513) 592-2400
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Please join BDO and Oswald Companies for a complimentary breakfast seminar featuring continuing legal education. 

Former White House cyber executive (BDO), risk management consultants (Oswald), and Global Forensics Consulting Managing Partner (BDO) will deliver current trends and risk management thought leadership in cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and financial fraud detection and mitigation. These speakers will share best practices for prevention/detection and real examples of today’s threats in the cyber and financial worlds.
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM - Seminar

Christopher Mellen
BDO Consulting Director

Christopher Mellen is a Director in BDO Consulting’s Technology Advisory Services practice. He is a former U.S. Marine and White House cyber executive with top secret security clearance, having more than 20 years of public-and-private-sector experience in cyber intelligence, computer forensics, e-discovery, disaster recovery, insider threat detection and incident response services. Chris has significant experience advising organizations on the alignment of IT strategy with data security and protection in the financial services, government contracting, natural resources and technology sectors.

AJ Upton

Oswald Sales Executive | Risk Management Consultant

AJ Upton is a Sales Executive |Risk Management Consultant for Oswald Companies’ Cincinnati branch. His focus is in Property and Casualty Insurance for Middle Market businesses. He has an extensive background in Property and Casualty Insurance sales and Risk Management policy and procedural consultation.
Oswald is a privately held and employee owned regional insurance agency based in Cleveland, OH. Oswald offers Property and Casualty Insurance, Benefits, Life Insurance and Retirement Planning Services. 

Lacy Rex
Oswald Associate Client Executive | Executive Risk

Lacy is an Associate Account Executive and part of the Executive Risk Practice at Oswald Companies with over 10  years experience in the insurance industry. Her focus at Oswald Companies is on management liability and professional liability coverages. She integrates her product and market knowledge to find solutions for client’s issues that arise daily. Lacy negotiates policy enhancements across all lines for Executive Risk including D&O, EPL, Fiduciary Liability, Professional Liability, Crime, Kidnap and Ransom and Cyber Liability. 

Jeffrey T. Harfenist, CPA
BDO Consulting Managing Director
Jeff Harfenist leads BDO Consulting’s Global Forensics practice in the Southwest, and is Co-Leader of the firm’s Anti-Corruption practice.  He has managed teams on some of the most high-profile investigations in U.S. history, including Tyco, Enron and AIG.  Mr. Harfenist has extensive experience leading domestic and international engagements for public and private organizations across numerous industries. His practice focuses on fraud-related matters, including the FCPA, kickbacks, embezzlement, Ponzi schemes, financial statement fraud, anti-corruption due diligence and joint venture audits.