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Wed, 03 Nov


Online event, panel discussion, webinar

Lunch Event for Solicitors

Chelmsford Business Partnerships have collaborated with The Eastern Cyber Resilience Centre to invite all Solicitors & Barristers from all corners of Essex & beyond to come to this open event as it affects your business sector.

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Lunch Event for Solicitors
Lunch Event for Solicitors

Time & Location

03 Nov 2021, 11:30 – 14:15

Online event, panel discussion, webinar

About the Event

Are you a solicitor or barrister?

Have you heard about the recent targeting of barristers and solicitors’ firms by cyber criminals?

In the first half of 2020 firms reported £2.5m had been stolen by cybercriminals, more than three times the amount reported in the same period of 2019, and phishing scams increased 300% in the first two months of lock down according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Not only does the theft of client data represent a vital breach in confidence and reputation, but it can have a massive effect on the financial position of firms as well, with a recent cyber incident at Gately wiping almost 8% off the share price within in one hour and the cost of recovery increasing every year, reinforcing that prevention is definitely preferable to dealing with the aftermath.

Come and join the Eastern Cyber Resilience Centre and the Chelmsford Business Partnership as we discuss the recent trends and what businesses, and individuals, can do to mitigate cyber-attacks.

We will be looking at the fundamentals of cyber resilience as well as the consequences for data protection and some practical tips that you can implement.

We will be holding a Q&A session so email us if you have any questions about cyber resilience that you would like answered.


Ethan Duffell MCIIS CIPM CISM CGEIT CRISC - Head of Information Security at Clifford Chance. Ethan is a seasoned, skilled and knowledgeable Information Security professional, with over 15 years of technical and managerial experience gained whilst working in a variety of challenging roles. Ethan also works with the National Cyber Security Centre in their Industry 100 programme.

Ian Braysher – Director at Eye Bray

Detective Inspector Fiona Bail – Head of Cyber and Innovation at The Eastern Cyber Resilience Centre. Fiona has over 15 years of Policing experience. From working in Serious and Complex Fraud and Cyber Investigations within Cambridgeshire Constabulary, she has first-hand experience of supporting business victims of Cybercrime.

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