Cyber Risk to the Construction Market
Mar 21, 2023 - 11:30 AM (CT) - Maggiano's Little Italy 10910 Domain Dr Suite 100, Austin, TX 78758
Hosted by Central Texas, Austin, TX
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Over the past ten years, the level of cyber-related attacks has steadily increased each year with no industry being immune – including construction. However, over the past several years in this pandemic environment, the volume and severity of attacks has only gotten worse. With incidents like the Colonial Pipeline being front and center in the news, its clear more and more segments of the economy are susceptible to attack. During this presentation, Brian Hunt with USI will help illustrate the current state of cyber risk and help your firms improve your resiliency to this growing threat.
- Understand the current cyber -based exposures inherent to the construction industry
- Review the current state of the cyber insurance market and what proactive measures carriers want to see from an insured
- Lean how to prepare your firm for a potential cyber incident and how you should react
Brian Hunt, USI
Brian Hunt has spent more than 20 years helping his clients identify and understand how risk could impact their businesses. He joined USI in 2021 as a Vice President for Construction in the Dallas office. In this role, he is the main point of contact to help USI prospects and clients think strategically about their construction-related exposure to risk.
Before joining USI, Brian was a Chief Administration Officer and Account Executive in Aon’s Construction Services Group. Before Aon, Brian was a Senior Manager in Austin Industries’ Internal Audit department where he evaluated enterprise risk across the organization’s activities. Before that, he spent 13 years at FM Global and was a founding member of FM’s Business Risk Consulting group.
Brian has also worked as an economic crimes investigator for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in Plano, Texas, and as a forensic accountant with the accounting firm of Buchanan Clarke Schlader (BCS), where he conducted financial analysis of business interruption and property damage claims on behalf of large insurance carriers.
He holds a Bachelor’s from Southwestern University, a Graduate Certificate in Advanced International Affairs from the Bush School at Texas A&M University, and his Master’s in Finance from the University of Michigan - Dearborn. Brian is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).
Brian received the Power Broker in Construction award in 2020 & 2021 and was named a finalist for the same recognition in 2022.