Mark Walmsley, CISO, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Mark Walmsley is an experienced chief information security officer. He studied law before joining a number of small boutique private investigation agencies. The majority of Marks professional career has been spent within the legal industry, working within litigation before moving to business services where he managed high-value, complex programmes of work. Mark...more

Mike Seeney, Head of Supply Chain Information Risk, Pinsent Masons

Mike is Head of Supply Chain Information Risk for international law firm Pinsent Masons, where he has developed and implemented a methodology and process for this purpose. He is also the lead for any client related information security assurance and wider associated security compliance matters and obligations. This entails relaying the firm’s information security...more

Bruno Edenogie, Compliance Manager & Data Protection Officer, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Bruno Edenogie is the Compliance Manager & Data Protection Officer at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. He is responsible for managing the firm's legal and regulatory obligations, including its privacy management programme. In addition, he is the chair of the firm's privacy committee and is a member of the firm's risk management and IT security committees.

Dan Wolff, Director, Endpoint Product Marketing, Bitdefender

Dan Wolff is Bitdefender’s Director of Endpoint Products, responsible for global enterprise go-to-market for Bitdefender’s leading endpoint detection, response and protection solutions. Previously, he was Director of Cloud Security Product Management in IBM’s Security Division, driving new cloud security offerings from concept to launch across IBM. Previously, Dan...more

Emmet Horrigan, IT Director, Arthur Cox

Emmet is an IT Director with in depth and demonstrated knowledge of the evolving nature of IT service provision, both internally and increasingly to a firm’s client base. He has prior experience of working within other high profile professional service organisations. Emmet is a strong information technology professional skilled in... more

David Carroll, CEO, CyberScore

David is an information security practitioner with over 25 years' experience in the security field, gained within military and commercial roles. He is the CEO of CyberScore™, the Tewkesbury-based creators of the award-winning automated cybersecurity testing and risk-rating service. CyberScore offer fast-track Cyber Essentials Plus assessment and certification via...more

Andrew Powell, CIO, Macfarlanes

Andrew is CIO at Macfarlanes and is responsible for setting and implementing the firm’s IT and information security strategies.Having originally trained as an architect, he has spent the last 15 years leading legal technology teams in Edinburgh...   more

Richard Cassidy, Senior Director, Security Strategy, Exabeam

Richard Cassidy has been consulting to businesses on cyber security strategies and programs for more than 19 years, working across highly regulated industries including finance, insurance, retail, manufacturing, government and military. During his career Richard has been heavily engaged in the design and implementation of solutions, helping organisations... more

Mark Lendon, Corporate Sales Director, Egress Software Technologies

Mark Lendon joined Egress Software Technologies at the beginning of the year and is responsible for all corporate sales operations across the UK. Egress has built a reputation in the market based on technological excellence and the ability to help customers to deliver cutting-edge solutions that reduce the risk organisations’ own staff pose to the sensitive data...more

Simon Pamplin, EMEA Technical Sales Director, Silver Peak

Simon Pamplin is the EMEA Technical Sales Director for Silver Peak and a regular speaker at events on topics ranging from the latest storage technologies and server virtualization to the current shift in Data Networking towards SD-WAN. With over 20 years’ experience in enterprise IT Simon has worked for IP, SAN and hyper-convergent companies and is driven by new...more

David Robinson, Head of IT Security, Herbert Smith Freehills

David Robinson is currently the Head of IT Security at Herbert Smith Freehills, a leading international law firm, where he has held his current position since 2015. In this global role, he is responsible for the security of all systems and infrastructure at the firm. Before HSF, David held a number of senior positions across various sectors and business units, including...more

Kadir Levent, Head of Incident Response, CYJAX

Kadir is an experienced digital forensics investigator and Head of Incident Response.  Prior to joining CYJAX, Kadir previously worked for the Metropolitan Police Service, investigating serious organised crime along with cyber crime and criminal finance. His extensive investigatory skills led him to work for the leading Cyber Insurance Underwriter where he managed...more

Omar H. Choudhury, Head of Compliance & Risk Management, Ropes & Gray

Omar H. Choudhury is currently the Head of Compliance & Risk Management, Ropes & Gray LLP. In this role he is part of the Office of General Counsel providing legal and strategic advice to the firm globally on a variety of Compliance & Risk Management matters including: AML, ABC, Vendor management, Data Privacy and ERM and other legal/regulatory issues...more

Steve Sumner, IT Director, Taylor Vinters

Steve Sumner is the IT Director at Taylor Vinters, an international law firm supporting the businesses which drive the innovation economy, and the entrepreneurs and private wealth that underpin them.  The firm’s practice is global, operating from innovation clusters in the UK and Asia. They help entrepreneurial clients make great things happen, whatever their...more

Bobbie Darrock, Legal Account Executive, Egress Software Technologies

Bobbie specialises in helping legal firms share sensitive data securely and prevent the insider threat, particularly when it comes to misdirected emails. Having worked with Egress for over a year, Bobbie has played a pivotal role in helping the legal sector with comprehensive email tools to improve data security, particularly with GDPR compliance. Egress' mission...more

Rob Pomeroy, Security Architect, Hill Dickinson

Having practised law for ten years, Rob understands the daily challenges faced by his solicitor colleagues. A CISSP, with twenty years’ experience supporting and managing IT systems, his previous roles have spanned development, enterprise architecture, technical support, infrastructure management and included serving as Data Protection Officer. Still a solicitor,...more

Simon Crumplin, CEO, Secrutiny Ltd

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in the cybersecurity marketplace; having previously built, and successfully sold, two managed service security companies. Just over three years ago, he launched Secrutiny; an organisation of Incident Response specialists who spend 95% of their time making sure clients don’t need to respond to incidents. Through consultancy,...more

Dan Fox, Information Security Specialist, Osborne Clarke

Dan Fox is an information security specialist at Osborne Clarke, a position that he has held since 2016. In this role he is integral in the management of information security strategy as part of wider business infrastructure. Before Osborne Clarke, Dan held a number of senior positions across compliance and... 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