Steve Haase of INSUREtrust was named Cyber Risk Industry Legend at the P&C industry’s first-ever Cyber Risk Awards presented by Advisen Ltd., the single source solution for insurance intelligence.

Winning companies – determined by People’s Choice voting – took home trophies in seven other categories during an evening gala at the Grand Hyatt in New York, emceed by Tom Srail of Willis, whose recap of the year’s cyber risk highs & lows was relished by the audience of almost 200.

Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security’s Tom Finan received the Cyber Risk Network 2014 Person of the Year award for his outstanding contributions.

“Advisen’s Cyber Risk Awards signify the highest level of peer approval and recognition indicated by the largest number of votes from the P&C community,” said Rebecca Bole, director of editorial products and strategy at Advisen. “Given the extent of Advisen’s loss and pricing datasets together with the reach of our Cyber Risk Network and our global Cyber Risk Insights Conference series, we are fortunate to interact frequently with virtually all of tonight’s nominees.”

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