November 2022 Chapter Meeting: Cyber Insurance – Tips, Tricks, and Traps

Due to popular demand, ISSA Portland’s November meeting will focus on cyber insurance. The program will include presentations covering, the insurance application, what you should know about the attestation survey, types of coverage, and services that are often included as part of your policy that might be able to save you money… as well as lots of time for your questions and discussion.


Thursday, November 17th, 2022 – 11:30AM – 1:00PM


This will be an in-person event.

University Place Hotel & Conference Center*

310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, Oregon 97201 – Astoria Room

There is plenty of parking on the Hotel Property @ $3.00 an hour or $13.00 daily. Public Transportation: MAX’s Lincoln Station is just outside the Hotel’s front door and the Downtown Street Car is less than 3 blocks away

* University Place Hotel is owned, operated, and located on the campus of Portland State University

Lunch is included at the event.

Roaster Turkey & Swiss

Black Forest Ham & Cheddar Cheese

Chef Choice Salad (GF)

CPE credits:

This event qualifies for CPE credit.

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Peter Olson ARM, Property Casualty Consultant, USI Insurance Services

Peter is a sales executive in USI’s Portland commercial insurance group. Peter delivers customized client solutions with economic impact, leveraging the USI ONE Advantage®, a proprietary platform integrating analytics, networked resources and strategic planning.  Peter leads and collaborates with the USI team to design and develop a specific program; market existing coverages and introduce new product solutions; and integrate analytics, risk control and claims advocacy for clients. He is ultimately responsible for all service standards, communication and implementation. Peter provides responsive and strategic advice designed to help companies safely manage risk at the lowest net cost.

Rick Rosenberry – Property and Casualty Consultant, USI Insurance Services

Rick specializes in helping clients position themselves in the Cyber and Tech E&O marketplace. Based in Portland he works with Manufacturers in Defense, Aerospace, Healthcare and Technology as well as MSSPs. Featured as a regular speaker on the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition’s Cyber Security Forum he works with clients to address evolving cyber threats and risk within manufacturing supply chains. USI is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world providing solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals. Utilizing the USI ONE Advantage® a proprietary platform integrating analytics, networked resources and strategic planning, they help clients identify risk and close coverage gaps.

Frank X. Curci is a Shareholder in Buchalter’s Portland office and a member of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Group.

His practice focuses on the representation of high-tech companies (ranging from emerging growth companies to global companies), bioscience industry companies, universities/research institutions, global technology consortia, technology accelerators, and other technology-based companies.  He counsels these clients concerning a range of matters, including patent/technology licensing, technology collaborations & consortia (including technology standards), research matters, technology transfer, the overall protection, commercialization, and use of the client’s intellectual property rights. Mr. Curci has a recognized bioscience practice representing universities/research institutions and bioscience companies regarding licensing, technology transfer, collaborations, research, and other technology commercialization matters.  He has earned a national reputation in the high tech industry for his work regarding the formation, structuring, and ongoing operations of global technology consortia and other technology collaborations (including standards organizations).  Mr. Curci is active with high technology and bioscience-related associations. For several years he has been an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching intellectual property law courses at Oregon, Arizona and California law schools.  He has received The Best Lawyers in America® (2009-2023) recognition in the Technology Law and Biotechnology Law fields. In 2017 and 2018 Frank was named to the Oregon Super Lawyers list.  He also has an AV Rating® from Martindale-Hubbell®. More at

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