St. Louis Companies to Host Cyber Summit

POWERS Insurance and Benefits, Clayton Capital Partners to highlight ways to combat cybercrime.

St. Louis, MO, January 06, 2016 --( POWERS Insurance and Benefits, one of the largest family owned and operated independent insurance agencies in the bi-state region, and Clayton Capital Partners, one of the nation’s top independent investment bank firms for the middle market, will host “Cyber Summit” on Wed., Jan. 20 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Clayton Plaza Hotel located at 7750 Carondelet in Clayton, MO.

The Cyber Summit will focus on how to deter hackers, identify common system vulnerabilities, develop a preventative strategy, and establish a comprehensive breach resolution. Guest speakers include Adam Connor and Kyle Daddio. Connor works at the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance as a national consultant for management and professional liability, specializing in the field of cyber liability. He assists numerous organizations and associations in creating cyber programs and best practices for the betterment of their security. Daddio is a senior consultant for Crowe Horwath’s risk practice. He specializes in assisting clients with fraud, anti-money laundering, and cyber security engagements.

“Cybercrime is on the rise, and we want people to understand how to better protect themselves,” said POWERS Insurance and Benefits’ president JD Powers. “The numbers are staggering: According to the 2015 Symantec Internet Security Report, 60% of cyber-attacks last year struck small to medium sized businesses along with 34,529 known computer security penetration incidents per day.”

Reservations are recommended since seating is limited. The event includes a continental breakfast, presentation, and question and answer segment.

POWERS Insurance and Benefits provides personal and business insurance, surety, risk management and employee benefits. Founded in 1991, the company is headquartered at 7745 Carondelet Ave. in Clayton, MO. For more information, call (314) 725-1414.
POWERS Insurance and Benefits
Rochelle Brandvein
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