SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal David McNeil will present at the American Association of Water Distribution and Management (AAWD&M) Ronald W. Seymour Memorial Thought Leadership Lab which will be hosted and live streamed from the Las Vegas Valley Water District on Thurs., Oct. 26 at 10 a.m.

David McNeil of EPIC
With cyber threats growing in number, complexity and severity, criminals are inadvertently aided by an infrastructure focused on maximizing technological gains. This new normal is exacerbated by management’s increasing reliance on internet connectivity that doesn’t always have proper security precautions.

In his presentation “Emerging Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure Organizations,” McNeil will identify salient threats to water utility operations as well as concerns and trends associated with social engineering, ransomware and insider employee threats.

The AAWD&M Ronald W. Seymour Memorial Thought Leadership Lab will facilitate networking of innovative and like-minded risk managers who seek to accentuate standards, set benchmarks and discuss emerging trends. The lab will share member data and perform relevant research via partnership with an accredited risk management university and will house AAWD&M’s broker designation curriculum as well as advisory services for smaller public water systems.

About David McNeil, principal, EPIC:
David McNeil is a principal at EPIC specializing in custom tailoring Risk Management & Insurance programs for commercial business. His specialties include the fields of high tech, manufacturing, food industry, construction-related and U.S. infrastructure regarding the water industry. McNeil is a member of FBI InfraGard and a certified Infrastructure Liaison Officer (ILO). He is also a member of Orange County Sheriff/Coroner’s Dept. Technology Advisory Council (TAC) and SAFEHOUSE Anti Terrorism/Force Protection.

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has 1,100 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues approaching $300 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

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*Photo Caption: David McNeil is a principal at EPIC specializing in custom tailoring Risk Management & Insurance programs.

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