Super Spooky Cyber Security Stories

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Halloween!  Join us to hear some scary (and some not so scary) security tales.  We will focus on real life stories from both associations and the insurance world, covering the latest developments in cyber security and tips to continuously shore up your association’s systems and promote a more secure future!

Key Takeaways – Learning Objectives

  • Review of common vulnerabilities that continue to plague our industry
  • Understand the importance of multi-factor authentication and vendor control
  • Gain insights from a tech executive that lived through a breach 2 years ago and see what they have learned in the years since the breach
  • Learn the latest updates from the Cyber Security insurance side

How to Submit Questions

The CIO Hour will be recorded each month in case you miss it. However, we hope you attend and engage with the industry experts and other participants regularly so you continue to boost your IT-IQ.

The event is finished.




Oct 05 2023


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


  • Derek Symer
    Derek Symer
    Principal, Senior Vice President, Director Non-Profit Practice for AHT Insurance

    Derek S. Symer, CPCU, AHT Insurance, Partner, Director AHT Nonprofits has for 20 years concentrated his efforts on associations, the education sector, think tanks and NGOs.  Derek has a particular focus in Directors & Officers’ coverage, Association Professional Liability and Cyber insurance, and international risks. Derek has a BA in History and German from Dartmouth College and an MA in European History from American University.

  • Villy Savino
    Villy Savino
    Vice President of Technology Transformation for CoreNet Global

    Villy Savino currently serves as Vice President of Technology Transformation for CoreNet Global. She is a results-oriented leader with over 20 years-experience in operational optimization with a focus on delivering process improvements. She is currently serving her 3rd term in the ASAE’s marketing council.

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