Collaborating to Mitigate Cyber Risk: Featuring Richard A. Clarke

How IT, Legal and Risk Management Leaders Can Work Together to Reduce and Respond to this Risk

October 1, 2013 — 2-5 PM, Reception Following

The Union Club of Cleveland
1211 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio

None for the program or reception.


Richard A. Clarke is the Chairman of Good Harbor Security Risk Management, a consulting firm that works with senior corporate executives to assess and develop strategic cybersecurity programs that mitigate organizational risk in the face of advanced cyber threats. He is the author of Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It. He served as Special Advisor to Presidents Clinton and Bush (43) on Cybersecurity. Prior to that he was the White House’s National Coordinator for Security, Counter-terrorism, and Critical Infrastructure.

Mr. Clarke served in national security positions in seven administrations in the Pentagon, the State Department, the Intelligence Community, and an unprecedented ten consecutive years in the White House serving three Presidents. Most recently, he served on President Obama’s special advisory panel examining NSA data collection, counter-terrorism effectiveness, and privacy concerns.

Since leaving government, he has published five books (including the national #1 best seller, Against All Enemies: Inside America’s War on Terror), taught for five years at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and serves as an on air consultant for ABC News.

Following Mr. Clarke’s presentation, panels of leading executives, including these, will discuss his talk and take questions:



Douglas M. Hagerman, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rockwell Automation
Robert C. Burch, Chief Information Security Officer, Key Bank
David Wasson, Cyber Liability Practice Chief, Hays Companies
John Gambale, Cyber Liability Underwriting Head, AIG
David Rowan, Chief Legal Officer, The Cleveland Clinic
Gordon M. Snow, Chief of Security and Protective Services, The Cleveland Clinic
Tom Srail, Cyber Liability Insurance Practice Leader, Willis Group