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Navigating the Threat Landscape – The Modern Approach

Exclusive Virtual Roundtable Hosted by Check Point, in partnership with LegalTech Talks.

LegalTech Talks followed by an exclusive gin cocktail-making experience** live 22nd April at 15:00 – 16:30 BST 

The stakes have never been higher for businesses to get cybersecurity right. With the sense of urgency and risk landscape ever increasing due to: additional corporate private and public Cloud platform requirements, new products, applications, and web capabilities, not to mention securing the increasing number of remote workers because of the pandemic. Some of whom may not necessarily be ‘tech experts’.

This session will look at the increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks and the pressure that security teams are under to protect organizations while under-staffed, under-equipped, and under budget. What would be the right modern approach?

  • Old World vs New World in the Legal Sector within an era of work anywhere anytime, any place
  • MFA and remote working; overnight transformation into the cloud, what does this mean for teams and the widespread challenges it presents?
  • Supporting the cultural shift and future proofing the workforce through agile leadership and streamlined budgets.

**The gin experience is now closed for new registrations

We are delighted to announce that Downton Distillery will be hosting an exciting ‘Gin Cocktail Making’ experience during this session, to take part simply opt in on the registration form and a gin cocktail kit will be sent out to you*. The experience will be led by Hugh Anderson, founder of Downton Distillery, who will guide you through the steps on making 2 delicious cocktails.

More information on Downton Distillery can be found at

*All registrations must be submitted and approved via the below registration form – Please note that passes are limited.


Janet Day – Independent Consultant, Janet Day Ltd

Janet has worked in the broad sphere of legal IT virtually all her working life – even her MBA speciality was ‘Competitive Advantage in the Legal Profession’. After working in administration at A&O, Janet set up a specialist consultancy practice looking at technology services (in their widest sense) for legal firms. She joined BLP about 19 years ago – initially as a consultant but later as their IT Director with a wide range of responsibilities. She normally says ‘if it plugs into an electric socket and does not make coffee it belongs to me!’ She was responsible for technology in its broadest sense, including ecommerce activities, knowledge management services and the building and infrastructure.

Janet established The Adelaide Group a women in business networking group in 1997 – the first speaker and honorary President is Cherie Blair. The group now has over 1000 members and holds regular events listening to high profile women speakers.

Janet is Chairman of Governors of a local preparatory school. She is on the Board of Roehampton University. She was the Regional Vice President of the International Legal Technology Association for the EMEA region and was on the global board.

Ned Stevanovski – Head of IT Operations & CISO, Mishcon de Reya

Ned is responsible for all aspects of technology and infrastructure for Mishcon de Reya. Core areas of focus are Cloud Computing, Data Architecture and BI, Cyber and Information Security, End User Computing and Operations.

Ned specialises in development, execution and leadership of firm strategy for Enterprise Information Technology and Cybersecurity.

Ned also has experience in extensive collaboration with internal key stakeholders and deployment of industry trends and technologies.

Grant Asplund – Growth Technologies Evangelist, Check Point Software Technologies

For more than 20 years, Grant has been sharing his insights on how businesses can best protect themselves from sophisticated cyberattacks in an increasingly complex world. As Check Point’s chief evangelist he travels the world enthralling audiences with his passionate and relational storytelling at conferences like RSA and Next100 CIOs. Grant has a wide range of cybersecurity experience, having served in diverse roles ranging from sales, marketing, business development and senior management for Dome 9, Blue Coat Systems, Neustar and Altor Networks. As CEO of MetalInfo he led its acquisition by Neustar. Grant is also the host of the TalkingCloud podcast on cloud security.


Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers multilevel security architecture, “Infinity” Total Protection with Gen V advanced threat prevention, which defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information. Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.