Russ Cohen

Vice President, Cyber Services, Chubb

Russ Cohen heads Chubb’s North America Loss Mitigation and Incident Response Services to help policyholders analyze cyber exposures and respond to cyber events when they occur.  His responsibilities include managing all policyholder services associated with Chubb’s pre- and post-incident cyber services, as well as supporting innovations in underwriting, data analytics and predictive modeling associated with enterprise cyber security risks.

Russ previously served as Chubb’s own Global Enterprise Security Architect, responsible for developing the company’s enterprise security architecture, strategies and methodology on cyber security. Russ has more than 18 years of cyber security and technology experience in a variety of roles, including an ethical “white hat” hacker, a systems architecture consultant at a large pharmaceutical corporation, and a senior consultant at one of the largest software companies in the world.   He has also led classes on ethical hacking for employees of large corporations.

Russ received a Master of Science in Information Systems from Drexel University.  He holds a CISSP certification and is an active member of various security organizations, including Infragard, ISC2, FS-ISAC, and the Cloud Security Alliance.   Author of Cyber COPE® Transforming Cyber Underwriting advisory.   Recognized in Insurance Business Magazines Hot 100 award for 2017.