Public Policy | Working Groups | Data Security and Privacy Working Group

Working Group Purpose – Leverage the knowledge of NAMIC members’ information security staff to increase the association’s subject matter expertise on cyber issues. Keep working group members apprised of major developments in the cybersecurity space.

General Working Group Value Proposition – Working group members will assist NAMIC’s State Affairs Committee, Federal Affairs Committee, and the NAMIC Board of Directors in formulating association policy regarding legislative and regulatory cybersecurity issues at the state and federal levels.

General Working Group Responsibilities – The CWG shall monitor, advise, communicate, and proactively impact federal and state legislative and regulatory issues involving cybersecurity that affect the property/casualty insurance industry.
Specifically, the CWG shall:

Analyze regulatory and legislative developments and craft positions on evolving cyber legislation and issues.

Make recommendations to relevant governing bodies and staff on association policies and practices that relate to cyber public policy concerns, issues, and opportunities.

Recommend opportunities, as appropriate, to shape the cyber debate in Congress and state legislatures across the country in the interests of the membership.

Generate awareness and understanding for the broader association and staff on cyber issues affecting the insurance industry.

Chief Staff Liaison

Cate Paolino
Director of Public Policy

Additional Staff Liaisons

Patrick Finnegan
Federal Affairs Manager


Cate Paolino
Director of Public Policy