Speakers

Mark Jones, CISO, Allen & Overy


Mark is an award winning CISO with over 20 years experience in the fields of cyber and information security. His career spans multiple industry sectors and the management of both in house teams as an end user and service provider organisations as a business portfolio owner. Notable appointments include Global CISO for Allen & Overy, Director... more


Damien Behan, IT Director, Brodies


Damien has worked in legal IT for 20 years in a variety of roles, and has been with Brodies as IT Director for 10 years. As Scotland’s largest independent law firm, Brodies takes client security very seriously, and a large part of Damien’s role is ensuring the firm is protecting its data and that of its clients. He has led projects to achieve and maintain ISO27001:2013...more


Steve Byrne, Information Security Officer, DWF


Steve Byrne is currently the Information Security Officer at DWF, where he is in charge of the information security strategy and risk framework across the firm. Steve is an information security and risk professional with over 20 years' experience in information risk, privacy and security and a further 9 years in information technology for a number of financial...more


Jonathan Freedman, Chief Technology and Information Security Officer, Howard Kennedy


Jonathan Freedman is the Chief Technology and Information Security Officer of London law firm Howard Kennedy, with a background in Enterprise Architecture and systems engineering within the UK professional services sector spanning more than 18 years.  His current role is focused on both the development and implementation of new technology within the organisation...more


James Barrett, Senior Director EMEA, Endace


James Barrett is Senior Director EMEA at Endace, a world leader in high-speed network monitoring and recording technology. He is responsible for all aspects of Endace’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, supporting customers by solving their network performance and security problems. He has more than 20 years’ experience of packet capture technologies...more


Anthony Stables, CIO, Forsters


Anthony is a CIO specialising in strategically advising legal and financial services organisations. He has extensive capabilities and a strong track record in the design and execution of IT transformation and cost optimisation, including selection and...   more


Dr Jamie Graves, Founder and CEO, ZoneFox 


Jamie is a data security and enterprise software entrepreneur and is the CEO at ZoneFox. He attended the prestigious Ignite course at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School, and the Entrepreneur Development Programme at MIT. Jamie has a PhD in Computer Science, extensive security and digital forensics experience, and was recently recognised as the 'Champion...more


Graham Thomson, CISO, Irwin Mitchell


Graham is an experienced and highly capable information security leader who builds, runs and governs a modern, innovative, highly effective and cost efficient information security function. He is a former military intelligence operator with over 20 years’ experience covering information security & cybersecurity, physical security, IT resilience, technology...more


Ian Greenwood, Regional Sales Manager, Thales eSecurity


Ian Greenwood is the Regional Sales Manager for Thales eSecurity and has been in the IT security industry for over 25 years. His experience includes working at both IT Security resellers and vendors including advising on solutions such as encryption, firewalls, anti-virus, web and email security. He is responsible for the London region including the Legal and Financial...more


Fergal Cathie, Partner, Clyde & Co.


Fergal has a particular focus on complex disputes and regulatory investigations involving professionals, particularly in the legal and financial services sectors. He has acted in some of the most sensitive and high profile regulatory investigations and disciplinary cases, advising law firms and individuals on professional conduct issues, including their regulatory...more


Tom White, Partner, Clyde & Co.


Tom's practice focuses principally on commercial litigation and professional liability disputes arising in the property, construction and IT sectors. He has experience of handling a wide range of solicitors’ liability disputes for a variety of firms, large and small, and their insurers arising out of real estate transactions and the drafting of property documents,...more


David Wood, IT Director, Watson Farley & Williams


David is the IT Director at Watson Farley & Williams, a role he has held since 2016. As IT Director at this leading international law firm, he is responsible for information technology in its widest sense with a focus on how information technology can add value to the business and its clients.  He is a qualified Scottish solicitor (non-practising), which...more


Mike Worth, Head of IT, Phillips Solicitors


Mike is a Head of IT within the legal sector and has been working as an IT Professional for over 16 years. Mike is a people person who does IT and concentrates on improving the client’s experience and on IT strategic leadership where he can take the business’ technology forward to be an industry-leading business enabler and organically enhance the... more


Etienne Greeff, CTO, SecureData


Etienne Greeff is one of the early pioneers of the information security industry. He has spent over 20 years promoting the innovative use of technology and services to solve complex customer issues: founding, growing and successfully exiting a number of information security businesses. As CTO of SecureData, Etienne is passionate about cementing its status as a complete...more


Jay George, Chief Operating Officer & Head of Consulting, Commissum


Jay has been managing consulting teams and delivering information security thought leadership for more than 10 years to a range of clients across all sectors, encompassing government, financial services, legal, healthcare, and energy, amongst others. He has led the development of security strategy, consultancy practices, SOC services, managed security and penetration...more


Stuart Skelly, Sector Consultancy Manager, IT Governance


A Scottish solicitor for more than 20 years before joining IT Governance in 2017, Stuart worked in private practice for some large law firms in Scotland and England, and in in-house roles for multinationals including Europcar, Lafarge and NCH. Stuart brings to the role of senior GDPR consultant the legal practitioner’s forensic focus on detail as well as the in-house...more


James Dowell, Senior Sales Engineer EMEA, Verisign Security Services


As a Senior Sales Engineer, James Dowell is responsible for communicating and demonstrating the benefits and functionality of the Verisign Security Services portfolio to clients and partners in the EMEA region. James has more than 20 years' experience in Network and IT Security. Prior to joining Verisign he worked for some of the world’s leading network and...more


Burak Agca, Enterprise Sales Engineer, Lookout UK


Burak started his career in sales engineering 7 years ago with LANDesk (now Ivanti) focussed on systems management. More recently Burak was a senior sales engineer for Citrix leading enterprise mobility management opportunities in the U.K. A born Londoner, he returned after a stay in Coventry to study Information Systems Management and Business IT. Today he is settled...more


Richard Archdeacon, Advisory CISO, Duo Security


Richard is the Advisory CISO for the EMEA region. He was previously with DXC - HPE - where he was a Chief Technologist in the Security Practice working with clients across all industries and regions. Prior to that, he worked for Symantec for many years. He has also contributed to security industry organisations such as IAAC and the IISP, and more recently worked with...more


Jon Noble, Regional Sales Manager, OneLogin


Jon Noble is a leading Regional Sales Manager at OneLogin. Jon has been in the IT industry for over 25 years and his experience includes advising on an extensive variety of solutions including Workspace, Enterprise Mobility Management, Data Management and Email Security. Jon is responsible for the UK Commercial Business at OneLogin with a key focus on the Legal Sectors.


Henry Trevelyan Thomas, Head of Client Development, Tessian


Henry is Head of Client Development and part of Tessian's founding team. Henry qualified as a lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright where he spent time working in Hong Kong, Paris and London. As a commercial / IP lawyer with a particular focus on the technology sector, he advised on wide-range of matters from an advisory and transactional perspective before joining... more


Paulo Rodrigues, Cloud and Enhanced Technologies Solution Architect, Fortinet


Paulo is a 31 year veteran of the IT industry. In that time he has had multiple roles spanning the three primary IT organisational pillars, end user, service integrator and vendor. He has held numerous engineering and management roles in large brand organisations such as Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks and now Fortinet. This experience has afforded him a good understanding...more


Nick Pollard, Security & Intelligence Director, EMEA, Nuix


Nick joined Nuix in the summer of 2016 Principal for the Security Intelligence & Analytics Division, EMEA. Nick has a comprehensive technical background spanning forensics, eDiscovery, cybersecurity, and incident response. He has considerable experience managing eDiscovery cases along with large scale cyber-incidents. Nick and his team responded to one of the...more


Katie Hall, Senior Cyber Security Manager, Darktrace


Katie Hall joined Darktrace in 2018 as Senior Cyber Security Manager and has since worked with some of the company’s most high profile clients in EMEA. She has a particular interest in artificial intelligence, and prior to Darktrace, spent three years working for a global AI software firm for lawyers. During her career, Katie has worked with a number of companies...more


Sam Brooks, Territory Manager, eSentire


Sam Brooks has been with eSentire for over 3 years. In this time he has relocated from Canada to London to increase eSentire's presence and growth in the EMEA/APAC market. Sam delivers a sales process that provides clients with the information and support they need to make the right decisions for their organisation. Sam has been working in the technology industry...more