Kevin McCarty Joins Kovrr Advisory Board

McCarty’s experience managing cyber risk and compliance serves Kovvr’s mission to help risk management leaders recognize the underlying causes that impact financial cyber exposure.

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Kovrr (Tel Aviv, Israel), a provider of cyber risk modeling and financial quantification, has announced Kevin McCarty, VP of security, governance, risk and compliance at Marriot International (Bethesda, MD), will join Kovrr’s advisory board.

Kevin McCarty, VP, Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Marriott International.

“Kovrr’s ability to build and continuously validate their risk models in the challenging cyber insurance market is nothing short of impressive, and is a great asset to help enterprises gain more visibility into their own potential financial impact amidst a growing number of cyber attacks,” comments McCarty. “It is a privilege to join such a forward-thinking team with a unique blend of talent from both the cyber and insurance industries, and I’m excited to support their expansion in the enterprise market.”

McCarty is an information security executive in the hospitality industry, with leadership experience with information technology service providers such as Sungard, AT&T, and Verizon. He leads organizations in all facets of information security, compliance programs, governance, risk management, business continuity, and management across multiple geographically dispersed operations, according to Kovvr’s statement on his appointment.

“We are honored to have Kevin McCarty join Kovrr as an advisor, and support the growth of our enterprise cyber risk quantification solutions among other aspects of our business,” comments Yakir Golan, CEO, Kovrr. “His vast experience managing cyber risk and compliance for major global companies will be instrumental in supporting our mission to help risk management leaders quickly and efficiently recognize the underlying causes that impact financial cyber exposure.”

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Eduardo Bolanos // Eduardo Bolanos is a Miami-based student with an interest in journalism and writing who is spending the summer of 2021 as an intern for Insurance Innovation Reporter.

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