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Monday, May 13, 2024

WJA OH/KY Chapter | Securing Your Sparkle: A Comprehensive Guide to Cybersafety

Start Date: 5/13/2024 6:00 PM EDT
End Date: 5/13/2024 8:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Hellmann Creative Center

321 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Covington, KY  United States  41011

Organization Name: WJA OH/KY Chapter

Laura Clyde
Phone: (513) 535-2850

Sponsor: CAI Insurance

Event Overview

Given the global rise in cyber crimes, it is crucial to consider your security measures. Protecting your personal assets and business is of utmost importance. Join us to get insights from industry leaders on available security solutions. Refreshments will be served.


  • What is Cybersecurity and how does it impact the world?
  • How to protect yourself digitally. From personal information to banking and digital scams targeting the elderly.
  • How to protect your business against cyberattacks.


Taras Shalay – Managing Director-Midwest Region – Jencap Insurance Services

Taras entered the insurance field in 2007, initially working as a company underwriter at Philadelphia Insurance Company, where he helped create one of the first standalone cyber policies. Moving to wholesale brokerage in 2011, he focused on Cyber Liability, eventually becoming Regional Managing Director of Professional Lines at Burns & Wilcox. Taras has taught continuing education courses nationwide on Cyber Liability, serving as a key resource in understanding Cyber and Professional Liability complexities. In 2019, he joined Special Risk Facilities, Inc. as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager. Taras is also recognized within the MAIA, receiving the YAC Master Award in 2015 and holds a Masters in Economics from Western Michigan University.


Neil Gurnhill – Founder and CEO of Node International & Cyberman365

Neil's career started with a strong focus on website technologies, Internet marketing, and digital security, mainly working on large projects in both the private and public sectors. His work evolved into specializing in Internet strategies and managing e-commerce and website risks, which included understanding the interaction between technology, legal issues, and insurance cover. His expertise in cybersecurity insurance and Internet strategies led him to establish a unique company offering comprehensive technology and legal risk reduction services, which quickly became successful and was acquired by a major commercial brokerage firm. In his new role, Neil focuses on developing a division for technology and cybersecurity in the UK and Europe. Known for his strong work ethic, resilience, and attention to detail, Neil is an entrepreneurial leader with excellent presentation, communication, and team management skills, committed to building successful businesses.

About Our Sponsor
At CAI, Insurance isn’t business as usual. With 60+ years in the industry and being one of the largest family-owned agencies, they provide personal insurance, commercial insurance, and employee benefits. CAI helps their clients recognize, understand and control insurance risks. The more their clients know, the more their clients can control. Navigate the changing business world with confidence and position your company and your employees for success. Learn about the latest regulations and emerging risks that could impact your industry and how you can take control over the unknown.

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Closed: 5/13/2024 8:00 PM

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