Systems Engineering to Lead Cyber Risk Panel Discussion at The ESOP Association New England Chapter 2024 Spring Conference

March 06, 2024 | Posted in:


PORTLAND, ME, March 6, 2024 — Systems Engineering, the premier managed technology services provider in New England, is proud to announce its upcoming participation at The ESOP Association New England Chapter 2024 Spring Conference, scheduled for March 13-14, 2024, in Nashua, New Hampshire. As part of its commitment to enhancing cybersecurity awareness and resilience among employee-owned companies, Systems Engineering will lead a critical session to help Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) organizations safeguard against cyberthreats.


Title: Safeguarding ESOPs: Mitigating Cyber Risks to Preserve Valuation, Assets, and Reputation

Date/Time: March 14, 2024, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM


      • James Sanborn, Allen Insurance and Financial, CIC, CRM
      • Brady Finney, Atlantic Management, Managing Director
      • Eric Tennyson, Systems Engineering, CFO
      • Kent Goodrow, Systems Engineering, CISO (Moderator)


In this informative session, panelists will address the unique cyber risks facing ESOPs today. With the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber incidents, ESOPs face distinct challenges that can significantly impact their valuation, assets, and overall reputation. The session will provide valuable insights into how valuation firms perceive cyber incidents and the expectations set by cyber insurers. Attendees will learn about effective cyber risk management strategies designed to maintain and bolster trust among key stakeholders, ensuring the sustained benefits and integrity of the ESOP structure.


  • Understanding Cyber Risks: Learn about the persistent cyberthreats ESOPs face and how data breaches have impacted valuation and share value.
  • Valuation and Insurance Insights: Gain insights into how cyber incidents are viewed by valuation firms and the evolving expectations of cyber insurers.
  • Effective Cyber Risk Strategies: Explore actionable cyber risk management strategies to safeguard your ESOP against potential threats and vulnerabilities.

For more information on the session or The ESOP Association's upcoming conference, please visit their website.

About Systems Engineering

Founded in 1988, Systems Engineering is a 100% employee-owned, SOC 2, Type 2-certified IT strategy and managed technology services provider dedicated to providing clients with secure technology solutions that enable productivity. The company serves clients nationwide from its offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Systems Engineering's 190+ information technology professionals provide end-to-end planning and implementation services, including a full complement of managed IT, cybersecurity, and cloud services. The New England-based team of network engineers, managed security professionals, project managers, data management experts, and account managers are available 24×7, 365 days per year. Systems Engineering serves clients in professional services, banking and financial services, manufacturing, construction, education, healthcare, technology, and the nonprofit sector. Please visit systemsengineering.com for more information. 


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