John Farley is currently serving as a Vice President and Cyber Risk Practice Leader for HUB International’s Risk Services Division. Based out of HUB’s New York City location, John brings 25 years of risk consulting experience to the firm. While working at HUB International, John has performed a variety of cyber risk consulting services for clients across many industries, including but not limited to Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services, Higher Education and Information Technology companies. He serves as a national resource for post-data breach response in network security & privacy liability consulting. In this role, he applies extensive knowledge in data breach response best practices and works diligently with clients to achieve optimal results in cost mitigation.
When a breach occurs John acts as a central coordinator between all parties involved. John also facilitates online access to HUB International's e-Risk Hub portal through Net Diligence. This online database serves clients’ ongoing educational needs in the ever-changing network security and privacy risk environment. In addition, John provides training that assists clients’ efforts in forecasting potential loss costs related to a network security event.
He is a regular speaker at educational seminars on multiple network security and privacy liability challenges facing organizations today. Areas of focus are HIPAA, HITECH, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, FERPA, and data breach notice requirements at the state, federal and international levels.
John holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in English and a minor in Business Management from Manhattan College. In addition, John has received his Associate in Claims (AIC) designation, and is currently pursuing his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) designation.
Hart Brown is the Senior Vice President of Organizational Resilience in the Risk Services Division. This team provides security, crisis management, enterprise risk management, cyber risk management, emergency preparedness, and business continuity services to HUB clients. He has almost 20 years of experience in both the public and the private sector regarding crisis management, security, business continuity, emergency management and global risk management. Hart provided services in 50 countries, to special events such as the World Cup and for one of the largest bankruptcies in US history.
Prior to joining HUB, Mr. Brown was responsible for international security and crisis management with a multi-national retailer. Hart is co-author of the ANSI standard on auditing risk, resilience, security and continuity management, is a member of the ASIS Crisis Management & Business Continuity Council, Chief Security Officer (CSO) Roundtable, Overseas Security Advisory Council, FBI-Infragard, DHS Fusion Center and the Loss Prevention Foundation.
Ryan C. Loughlin, Esq.
Ryan Loughlin is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Data Privacy & Network Security Practice. Mr. Loughlin's practice focuses on assisting clients as they respond to, and prepare for, data security events. Mr. Loughlin guides clients through all stages of responding to, or preparing for, a data security event, ranging from the initial discovery to inquiries from regulators, law enforcement and the media. Mr. Loughlin works with his clients to navigate an ever-changing patchwork of state, federal and international laws to ensure full legal compliance and to reduce exposure resulting from a data security event. This work includes assisting clients with locating the source of a data security event, identifying the affected individuals, determining what information may have been compromised, advising clients on the applicable state, federal and international laws that govern their notice obligations and preparing legally sufficient notices to the affected individuals and to all necessary regulators.