Implications of Remote Working – Free Cyber Security Webinar

Take a deep dive into the world of cyber crime and look at how you can keep your law firms remote workforce secure.

About this Event

For many years, law firms have been developing remote working practices in a bid to offer flexibility to their employees and boost financial savings. The COVID-19 crisis has significantly highlighted the importance of a flexible remote workforce for business continuity. This event takes a look at some of the latest Cyber Threats posed by remote working and how law firms can protect themselves from Cyber Criminals.

Participants who attend for the duration of the event will be entitled to claim FREE network security and patch management from Avast for up to 90 days to help protect their remote workers.

About the event

We will take a deep dive into the world of Cyber Crime and look at how you can keep a remote workforce secure during these unprecedented and challenging times. The event will cover:

• Overview of the West Yorkshire Police Cyber Crime Team;

• Cyber Crime update from West Yorkshire Police;

• A legal cyber crime case study;

• Under the microscope, the evolving threat landscape;

• Redefining the network perimeter;

• Avast – Protect a distributed workforce with Avast Cloudcare;

• How to effectively identify &manage Cyber Security risks;

• Risks introduced by remote working;

• Importance of regular cybersecurity training & updates for all staff;

• Free sources of guidance and help.

About the speakers:

PC Rob Cowgill, West Yorkshire Police, is the current Force Protect Delivery Officer for West Yorkshire Police and provides businesses and schools with complimentary Cyber Security user education and awareness sessions.

Chris Murray, Bleam Cyber Security, is a CISSP certified information security specialist and a director of Bleam Cyber Security. Chris has over 10 years’ experience working in enterprise IT and security, including the in-sourcing of a managed security service for the UK’s largest retail bank.

Peter Wright, Digital Law, is a solicitor who has been advising clients on Data Protection for over a decade. He is the founder of Digital Law and the Chair of the Law Society’s Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee, managing the work of the Law Society’s thirty legal policy and regulatory committees and providing overall strategic direction and vision. Peter is also the author of the Law Society Cyber Security Toolkit.

Paul Morse, Avast, is a senior engineer from Avast Business with over 20 years’ experience in IT security. Paul has worked in a range of roles covering all aspects of pre and post sales including solution design and deployment, consultancy, and 3rd line support.


11:00 - Introduction

11:05 - PC Rob Cowgill, West Yorkshire Police

11:25 - Chris Murray, Bleam Cyber Security

11:45 - Break

11:50 - Avast

12:05 - Peter Wright, Digital Law

12:25 - Q&A

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