Kivu, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider and trusted partner to insurance carriers and law firms, has announced the appointment of Bridget Choi as Associate Director. Choi is a cyber insurance claims expert with extensive experience in guiding policyholders through immediate and comprehensive responses to data breaches and network intrusions.
Based in New York, Choi will be responsible for ensuring that Kivu’s response services are closely aligned with the needs of clients, their insurance carriers and breach coaches
Choi has been involved with implementing departmental standards and procedures related to the handling of cyber incident responses, including the creation of protocols for operations, coverage communications and claims handling guidelines for specific and common cyber incidents.
Before joining Kivu, Choi worked as claims counsel at various major insurance companies, including Sompo International and most recently, Navigators, a brand of The Hartford.
Past responsibilities have included partnering with underwriting teams to assist with policy drafting and new cyber product development, as well as providing legal and claims trends analysis to better inform underwriting decisions.
Commenting on the new appointment, Kim Niquette, CEO at Kivu, said: “We are delighted to welcome Bridget to the growing team here at Kivu.
“As cyber claims continue to demonstrate high levels of complexity, it is only right that we attract the best talent to enforce our promise to deliver best in class response services.”
Choi added: “I am very excited to be joining Kivu. Over the years, I have developed a deep understanding of cyber liability trends and have a firm understanding of what good looks like when it comes to incident response plans and adjoining cybersecurity measures.
“I look forward to putting this experience into practice when it comes to working with and assisting Kivu’s clients with their response protocols and range of cybersecurity enquiries,” she said.