Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the appointment of Katherine Keefe, a globally recognized leader in cyber incident response, as US Cyber Incident Management Leader. Based in Philadelphia, she will report to Tom Reagan, US Cyber Practice Leader.
In this newly created role, Ms. Keefe will be responsible for leading Marsh’s efforts to assist clients responding to and managing cyber events, including data breaches and ransomware attacks, and advising them on pre and post cyber incident management. She will also oversee Marsh’s relationships with the broader cyber incident management marketplace, including breach coaches, forensic investigators, and cyber insurers.
Ms. Keefe joins Marsh from Beazley where she served as Head of Breach Response Services for the last eight years. Prior to her insurance career, she was a lawyer specializing in all aspects of health care law, including health care data privacy and security.
Commenting on her appointment, Mr. Reagan said: “In the wake of the global pandemic, organizations are looking for strategies and solutions to help mitigate the threat of cyber-attacks, which are intensifying in both frequency and severity. As one of the foremost experts in her field, Katherine’s experience, knowledge, and expertise will be of tremendous value to our clients.”
Ms. Keefe added: “Marsh’s cyber insight and analysis, proprietary risk assessment tools, and insurance products and services are best-in-class. I look forward to working with this talented team and further building on these market-leading solutions to help Marsh clients successfully respond to and maximize insurable recovery from cyber events.”
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