LegalTech Talks – delivered live on 28 May 2020 at 4 pm BST.
This round-table will explore the high-priority risk factors, including cultural shifts, associated with cyber security and data protection; considering the increased pressures with remote working. This discussion will offer perspectives and intelligent insights, to support and protect law firms and legal businesses against increased security threats, now and in the future.
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Peter Wright, Managing Director & Solicitor
Digital Law UK
Peter Wright is a Solicitor and leading expert in Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Social Media Law. As Managing Director of DigitalLawUK, he advises clients from across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America and has a strong following in the creative and digital sector. Clients include professional services firms, financial services and international retailers.
Shortlisted in the 2016 Law Society Excellence Awards, DigitalLawUK is the only specialist law firm in the UK to provide advice solely on Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Social Media Law and E – Commerce, advising corporate clients on the conduct of their business online. Through the innovative use of a smartphone Apps, a Podcast, social media and interactive training & education, DigitalLawUK has pioneered the use of technology to market and deliver legal services to its clients.
Prior to opening DigitalLawUK in 2014, Peter Wright advised HM Government on Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act matters. He is presently Chair of the Law Society’s Technology & Law Reference Group and is the Law Society Council Member for Yorkshire.
A sought-after speaker, Peter Wright has led seminars or spoken at numerous Conferences and events including the British Legal Technology Forum, the European Legal Cyber Security Forum, the London Law Expo, the Policy-UK Forum, the International Festival of Business and Chambers of Commerce. He regularly speaks at events for the Law Society and also for practitioner groups; including the Commerce and Industry Group, the Risk and Compliance Conference, the Law Management Section and the Sole Practitioners Group. He has also presented for Local Law Societies including Sheffield, Manchester, Exeter and Leeds. He has presented internationally for the European Young Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Hardwiring Freedom at Internet Days and at CPDP Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Brussels Conference 2017.
Peter is author of the Law Society Cyber Security Toolkit and hosts the DigitalLawUK podcast. You can follow Peter on Twitter at @DigitalLawUK and follow his blog at www.DigitalLawUK.com. You can also download the DigitalLawUK App free for the iPhone.
Dee Pang, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Slaughter and May
Dee has been the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Slaughter and May since the beginning of 2018 and prior to that, was the manager of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s global cyber security function.
Dee has extensive experience in all aspects of building and operating information security programmes. This has included the design, deployment and operation of cyber security technologies, business continuity planning, and governance to ensure technical and administrative security controls work as intended..
Jenny Chuck, Information Security and Compliance Manager
Jenny has over 20 years experience in the field of Information Security and IT Services. She currently leads the Information Security team in the Legal Risk function at Fieldfisher LLP. Prior to this she worked for Dentons as their Information Security Manager.
Jenny is passionate about problem solving and believes that people are often your strongest asset in protecting the firm. Her main focus is risk mitigation and cyber strategy and developing continuing awareness programmes for all staff.
In February 2020 she presented at the NCSC legal sector event Practical Advice on Keeping the Law Firm Safe.
Ian Dalby, Head of Information Governance & Cyber Security
Ian currently heads up the Information Governance & Cyber Security team at Dentons for the UK and Middle East region, prior to this Ian worked for number of public and private organisations in governance, risk, compliance and security roles.
This included roles in Ford of Europe’s general counsel department, handling technical risk and compliance in M&A, more recently Ian worked in the Ministry of Justice operational IT risk team and also as a consultant for Microsoft advising their larger customers on strategic security matters..