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May 7-10, 2023

Rhodian is excited to join Accelerate 2023 as speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors!

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NetVu Educational Breakout Sessions

May 7, 2023

3:45PM - 5:00PM Securing Your Agency: Strategies for Decreasing Your Threat Profile

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing cyber landscape, agencies must be vigilant in protecting client data and mitigating potential threats. In this session, we will explore some of the most effective strategies for decreasing your agency’s risk and operating more securely.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Security solutions to protect your business and assets
  • Creating a culture of security (training your people)
  • Device and data management
May 8, 2023

11:00AM - 12:00PM Maximize Your Cloud Investment: Squeeze All the Juice from Your Microsoft 365 Subscription

Microsoft 365 has so much to offer your business and can be your all-in-one cloud solution. From hosted email and cloud file storage to improved collaboration and endpoint management, Microsoft 365 delivers incredible functionality and value with state-of-the-art cybersecurity.

Topics discussed will include:

  • Licensing overview and comparison
  • Collaboration tools
  • Security features
  • Data and analytics
  • Adoption and training
  • Navigating the future roadmap

11:00AM - 12:00PM Securing the Future of Client Communication: Protecting Confidentiality in a Digital Age

In today’s digital age, it is more important than ever to ensure that our communications with clients are secure. With data breaches and cyber attacks on the rise, it is crucial that we take steps to protect sensitive information, both for the sake of our clients and our own businesses.

In this presentation, we will explore:

  • All the places that data lives and how you interact with it
  • The various methods and technologies available for secure communication
  • Best practices for keeping our client interactions confidential and protected

3:30PM - 4:30PM Building and Supporting Your IT Team

Your IT team is critical for ensuring that your agency operates at a high level and meets your business initiatives. However, IT teams are not one-size-fits-all, and what’s right for your agency might not work for another. In this session, we’ll review important considerations for building a powerful IT team for your agency.

Discussion will include:

  • Evaluating your agency’s IT needs
  • Empowering/augmenting your existing IT team
  • Building the perfect IT team (in-house vs outsourced vs combination of both)
  • Setting clear goals, roles, and performance metrics
  • Aligning you IT team’s goals with the overall business objectives
May 9, 2023

9:45AM - 10:45AM Understanding Changing Compliance Regulations and New Cyber Liability Carrier Requirements

Cybersecurity regulations and cyber liability insurance are both becoming an increasingly important consideration for businesses of all sizes. By understanding these requirements, agents can better serve their Insured and help protect them against the growing threat of cyber attacks.

Topics discussed will include:

  • What’s changing with cyber liability carriers
  • State and national cyber security regulations- what’s coming
  • Understanding the differences between security and compliance

11:00AM - 12:00PM Exploring Cloud Desktops in Microsoft 365

Cloud PCs allow users to access their desktop and applications from anywhere, on any device, as long as they have an internet connection. In this session, we’ll unpack what cloud PCs and virtual desktops are all about as far as features and functionality they have to offer. We’ll also do an in-depth review and comparison of Microsoft’s two cloud solutions: Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Windows 365 Cloud PC Service.

Topics include:

  • Features and functionality of cloud PCs and virtual desktops
  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)
  • Windows 365 Cloud PC Service
  • Use-Case Considerations for your agency

2:00PM - 3:00PM Data Governance in Your Agency

Data governance in an insurance agency is the process of managing and protecting the data that the agency collects, stores, and uses to conduct its business. This includes establishing policies and procedures for data collection, storage, use, and destruction, as well as ensuring that data is accurate, complete, and protected against unauthorized access or breaches.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Data classification
  • Data lifecycle and retention policies
  • Data access controls
  • BYOD
  • BC/DR Strategy
  • Compliance regulations
May 10, 2023

9:00AM - 10:15AM Developing and Investing in Your Technology Roadmap

Technology isn’t what it used to be. It requires a strategic view and plan that is aligned with your agency’s needs and goals. This session will help you understand how to navigate the changing technology landscape and help you gain a better understanding of how to proactively plan your IT strategy to align and support the rest of your business.

We’ll discuss elements of developing an effective technology roadmap including:

  • Considerations for building your IT Infrastructure and technology stack
  • Ongoing support and maintenance of your systems
  • Budgeting considerations
  • Developing your roadmap timeline

Resources

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HIPAA Compliance Checklist

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