Insights: Seminar

Cyber Risk - Lessons on Mitigation

Course Description:
You're Invited!

Looking to gain a better understanding of cyber risk and cyber insurance as it relates to protecting your customer and employee personal information? Join us for a discussion of both topics and where they intersect. This is a joint presentation by Eide Bailly and Howalt + McDowell a Marsch McLennan Agency.

Learning Objectives:

•Identify the Challenges of Cyber Security
•Review the Cyber Security Environment
•Determine Coverage Options and Considerations
•Examine the Intersection of Cyber Insurance and Risk Mitigation

Eric Pulse, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GSEC, CFSA, Principal, Director of Risk Advisory Services - Eide Bailly LLP
Eric has nearly 20 years in the public accounting and consulting industry providing information technology risk advisory and cyber security consulting services to a variety of industries, including health care, insurance, financial services, banking, credit union, retail, manufacturing, and governments. He performs IT audits, cyber security reviews, and control reviews, as well as provides leadership in developing and enhancing IT risk advisory and cyber security consulting practice for people, processes, methodologies and growth.

Jared Ducommun, Sales Executive – Howalt+McDowell Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company
Jared joined Howalt+McDowell Insurance in early 2017. A former sales and marketing manager with a communications company, he brings over 16 years of experience with the internet industry and network infrastructure. In his role at Howalt+McDowell, he specializes in providing clients with cyber risk solutions. Jared's business connections and access to the global resources provided by Marsh give him a multitude of resources to tap into in order to respond to ever-evolving cyber threats.

Karen Andersen, CISM, Risk Advisory Manager - Eide Bailly LLP
Karen has more than 21 years of technology experience across a wide variety of industries. She works with clients to perform cybersecurity assessments, risk assessments, SOC engagements. Karen also provides expertise in the areas of PII, Data Breaches, HIPAA Assessments, Investigations, and Information Risk Assessments. Karen's background also includes electronic discovery and working closely with counsel to identify potentially relevant data, case strategy, discovery protocols and managing large scale collections.

CPE: 1 hour


8:30 - 9:00 am - Registration & Light Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am - Presentation

Additional Information:

These are live-group seminars. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact Jason McKeever at 701.476.8773.

CPE Sponsors


Eric A. Pulse

Eric A. Pulse


Eric specializes in providing information technology, risk advisory, and cyber security consulting services to a variety of industries, including health care, insurance, banking, credit unions, retail, manufacturing and governments. He advises Eide Bailly clients on how to keep their valuable data secure in a world of increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. With his many years of experience, Eric has become a true thought leader in the culture of cyber security.