Security & Risk Management

You're in Good Hands with Cyber Insurance! (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
Think for a moment of the critical role insurance plays in global business today: protecting organizations from unseen disasters such as fire and flood, as well as lawsuits and the associated court costs, damages and legal fees. In the past few years, we’ve been hearing more and more about another type of insurance coverage—one that protects the business in the case of a cyber-attack, data breach and other technology-related complications. In this program, technologist and attorney Peter Vogel discusses what cyber insurance policies have to offer. After viewing this report, viewers will have a better understanding of cyber insurance and be able to make better decisions when selecting a policy to protect their organization.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the topic of cyber insurance and understand the current market for these policies
  • Identify the technologies that are putting organizations at risk for breaches and attacks
  • Understand how organizations should approach cyber insurance policies

Content Partner:


Speaker / Author:

Peter S. Vogel is a Partner with the law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as Chair of the e-Discovery Team and Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Practice Group. Mr. Vogel holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Certificate in Data Processing, and has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, graduate school lecturer and management consultant. He has written and lectured nationally on computer law topics, including the Internet, e-Commerce, and the e-Discovery. Mr. Vogel served as President of the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1997, he has served as Chair of the Texas Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Information Technology.
He also serves as a Court Ordered Mediator and Special Master in Computer e-Discovery, Technology, and Internet Matters. Mr. Vogel is an Adjunct Law Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law and since 2000 taught courses on the Law of eCommerce. You may review his blog on the Internet, IT, and e-Discovery at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1905

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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