iTs|SC Hosts Industry Leaders for “Cybersecurity & Insurance” Panel Discussion

COLUMBIA, S.C.: iTs|SC, Columbia’s Insurance Technology & Services Cluster, will host a panel discussion on Cybersecurity & Insurance on Friday, December 7 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. as part of its Executive Speaker Series. Featuring regional executives and leaders from the insurance and cybersecurity industries, the discussion will touch on topics including economic development, emerging threats, connectivity between Columbia and the U.S. Army’s Cyber Central Command in Augusta, cyber liability opportunities for insurers and workforce development.

Panelists will include:
Ernesto Jackson, AVP - Chief Information Security Officer, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Charles Johnson, Founder & CEO, EDTS Cyber
Adrian Brown, Chief Information Officer, Seibels
Glen Deskin, Regional Director - Security Engineering, Check Point Software
Jennifer Thiem, Partner, K&L Gates

The event is free to employees and students of iTs|SC’s member companies and partners and costs $10 for non-members, with registration at

About iTs|SC: Columbia’s Insurance Technology & Services Cluster: iTs|SC is a nonprofit industry cluster dedicated to making Columbia the place companies and people want to be and have to be for insurance and technology. Its mission is to maximize Columbia’s competitive advantage through a shared vision for economic development, innovative collaboration and talent development to create the nation’s leading insurance industry. News, events, participating companies and more information can be found online at iTs|SC is supported by EngenuitySC.


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