Reducing Cyber Risk for Risk Managers and Policyholders

Presenters: Jo Lynn Clemens, CPCU, ARM, Ebony Vaz, B.S. and Karen Bridges, J.D. 

Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. ET

In today's interconnected world, the threat of cyber-attacks is on the rise along with increased regulatory investigations and class actions relating to data breaches.  It is imperative for risk managers and policyholders to stay informed and prepared. This webinar aims to equip attendees with crucial knowledge and best practices to effectively mitigate cyber risks, conduct technology assessments, prepare incident response plans, and safeguard their organizations' valuable assets.

Key takeaways from this webinar include:
How to create a cyber-safe corporate culture that can reduce the risk of regulatory and class actions in the event of a cyber event
How to perform a risk assessment of technology with customer data
Appropriate incident planning and response


Jo Lynn Clemens, CPCU, ARM 

Founder & CEO

Jo Lynn Clemens, CPCU, ARM, is the CEO and Founder of, a strategic risk intelligence solution to reduce claims and improve workplace culture. Jo Lynn has over 20 years of experience in risk, compliance, and litigation, which includes her role as president of JJC Insurance Services, LLC and her past experiences as an auditor for Underwriters at Lloyds of London, director of legislation and research for Arizona CPCU Society, regional chair for Claim Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), 2010 Delegate Ambassador to China for global Society of CPCU and special examiner to the insurance commissioner of Arizona’s Department of Insurance.

Jo Lynn has served as a thought leader in artificial intelligence, insurance, compliance, and the future of work. She has also served as an expert panelist and speaker for the CPCU Society, the Claims Litigation Management Association, Arizona State University, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Jo Lynn was recognized by the Walton Foundation's Fuel program, SHRM Labs and Project W for her insurtech/risk management metric scoring platform.

Ebony Vaz, B.S.

Founder & CEO 

Above Promotions Company

Ebony Vaz is the Founder and CEO of Above Promotions, a marketing technology and public relations company in the Tampa, FL area. She is also the author of the book titled “Because You’re Small: Effective Marketing Strategies for Immediate Implementation” and a marketing instructor for various professional training and accelerator programs.

Ebony interweaves her engineering background and government research in virtual reality and information security with her public relations and marketing expertise to help implement science and technology into storytelling for public awareness campaigns, growth strategies, new products, and in-person events. For over 15 years and 100+ brands, she has worked on campaigns for businesses such as AT&T, AAA, AOL, Cold Stone Creamery, and Verizon Wireless to smaller national and international organizations and public-funded organizations, like the University of South Florida.

While many of her clients are beyond the Tampa Bay area, Ebony continuously gives back by volunteering throughout the year with the following organizations InfraGard Tampa Bay, Techstars Startup Week Tampa Bay, Pasco EDC Global Coalition Committee, Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists, Synapse Florida, as well as various startup pitch competitions.

Karen Bridges, J.D. 

Of Counsel 

Wilson Elser

Karen Bridges handles breach response and other situations arising from the misuse of computers and related technology. She advises her clients on how to immediately contain exposure, including conducting forensic analysis, and deploys experts specially chosen to enhance protection of privileged and confidential communications. Karen also guides clients through the process of implementing measures designed to comply with legal obligations and prevent additional data intrusion.

Karen is part of a team of attorneys who advise on a variety of complex privacy frameworks, including those created under HIPAA/HITECH, FERPA, GLBA, BSA, GDPR and state privacy laws.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Karen gained extensive e-Discovery experience handling a wide range of litigation matters.