LegalTech Talks – live 25th March 2021 at 15:00 – 16:00 (GMT)
96% of IT leaders within law firms believe that client and company data is at risk on email, with the vast majority (95%) experiencing security incidents in the last 12 months. It is little wonder then that nearly two-thirds of firms report that they have seen an increase in clients asking whether they have email data loss prevention tools in place.
This live virtual roundtable will explore the balancing of regulatory and client security demands and the critical role that technology offers. Speakers will offer insight into maintaining operational efficiency, whilst striving to achieve and ensure the primary goal of excellent client service delivery.
- How businesses can best mitigate risks tied to supply chain breaches
- Internal safeguards to ensure lawyers practice what they preach
- Modern day threats – the evolution of technology and the wider governance and compliance piece (from the client perspective).
Heather is Managing Director of Anson Evaluate Ltd, a specialist Regulatory Compliance and Training Provider in the UK. Anson Evaluate delivers services through a variety in person training seminars, webinars, online e-learning courses and podcasts. Heather is also the editor and co-author of The GDPR Compliance Manual for Legal Practices.
Prior to moving to England in 2011, Heather developed online education and training courses via her company Professional Education Portal (“PEP”) as well as running her law firm, Anson Law, in Arizona for the best part of a decade. The firm focused on providing highly specialist regulatory advice to corporate clients, acting in effect as in-house counsel. Clients included a wide range of corporates advising on regulatory matters across multiple jurisdictions including Europe, China and Malaysia. Heather has continued to consult on multi – jurisdictional matters through niche law firm DigitalLawUK and has now advised clients from across North America, The European Union, Russia, and the Middle East.
Heather is a popular speaker and has appeared at events for the Law Society of England and Wales, the European Law Students Association, The Centre for Assessment (CfA), the American Bar Association and the Center for International and American Law. Most recently, Heather has been a speaker at the ICM, Lawyer 2050 in Tunisia and ILT’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law Conference in Dallas. Heather has also been a visiting lecturer and professor at Universities in the United States and Europe, most recently teaching a course in Trieste, Italy on the Comparative Law of Social Media between Europe and the United States.
Nathan Hayes, IT Director,
Nathan has almost 20 years’ experience in the delivery, sourcing, strategic development and transformation of IT in the Legal Sector, and uses his expertise to make regular contributions at conferences and to a range of legal publications. His latest challenge is to balance the need to service Osborne Clarke’s ambitious growth across Europe
and Asia whilst developing and adhering to the firm’s global IT strategy and meeting its people’s high expectation of service. One area of particular interest to Nathan is how technology can facilitate business transformation in terms of the delivery of legal services.
Karen Jacks, CTO
Bird & Bird
Karen leads the global technology team at Bird & Bird and has been a key player in the Firm providing the technology platforms to enable this rapid and diverse growth and support the strong tech & comms sector focus of the firm.
Karen is a keen contributor to publications, articles, round table and panel discussions on legal IT and always seeking opportunities to exploit emerging technologies.
David is Head of Information Security for Coventry Building Society and Independent Researcher, specialising in Social Engineering an Artificial Intelligence.
As former Head of Architecture and Innovation and GCHQ certified Master of Cyber Security and Forensics, David has a keen interest in security technology, innovation and risk management.
Dr Kerry Beynon, partner at RDP Law, is a solicitor practising in commercial law. She has a particular passion for data protection and law relating to technology. She speaks nationally and internationally on the subjects of data protection and cyber security and is a member of The Law Society’s Technology and Law Committee and Cyber Wales.
Tony Pepper, Co-Founder and CEO
Egress Software Technologies
Co-founder of Egress, Tony currently serves as CEO, overseeing all aspects of business growth and innovation. Prior to Egress, Tony held executive management positions at Reflex Magnetics, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, and Check Point Software Technologies.
A frequent technology and industry speaker, Tony holds a Bachelor of Politics degree, a Software Engineering Master’s and is a certified BCS Fellow. Tony sits on industry committees including Intellect’s Government Management and Defence & Security Groups.
Our mission is to eliminate the greatest risk to every business – the insider threat. To achieve this Egress has built the world’s only Human Layer Security platform that empowers your people to remain secure while being highly productive.
Funded by FTV Capital and Albion VC, Egress is headquartered in London with offices in Toronto and Boston.