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Lockton & Cooley Breach Seminar

Lockton London Office – The St. Botolph Building, 138 Houndsditch
London, UK

Every data breach is different. Every organisation will approach the crisis in its own way. However it is common knowledge that having a sound framework for managing the crisis is paramount for turning the potential nightmare into a positive outcome.

We have aligned breach response and crisis management experts to facilitate a seminar unlike any other. During the session, our guests will listen to each expert’s view on best practices. Then we will run disaster scenarios in real-time where guests will become participants. In order to experience fully the scenarios, our guest participants will be grouped separately in order to represent the various stakeholders of an incident response framework.

More specifically, be prepared to learn

  • Best practices for cyber incident response frameworks
  • Which stakeholders are critical to contributing to a successful response
  • How best to engage legal advice
  • How best to manage communications and media
  • The best way to engage forensic consultants

The seminar will be co-hosted between members of Lockton and Cooley.


Peter Erceg – Senior Vice President, Lockton Global Cyber & Technology 

Peter is recognised as one of the leading Chief Information Security Officers in the world; he sits on customer advisory boards globally and often speaks at events including RSA Security week in San Francisco. Peter joined Lockton from EE where he was responsible for all areas of Information and Cyber Security, Technology Risk Management and Business Continuity for the company. 

Prior to joining EE, Peter was the VP of Information Security at Visa Europe, responsible for the protection of Visa's sensitive data for the company which had a turnover of over €1 trillion per year.

Mark Deem – Partner, Cooley

Mark is a partner in the London office of Cooley. He is a commercial litigator, with considerable experience of complex domestic and cross-border litigation, international arbitration and regulatory matters. Mark specialises in TMT litigation; contentious privacy, data protection and cyber-security issues; and financial services disputes. He has particular experience in a variety of industry sectors, including aviation and aerospace, communications, digital, TMT and banking and finance. 

His previous work includes acting for several financial institutions and FTSE-100 companies in relation to data breach issues, leading to notifications to regulatory bodies and Parliament. Other experience includes conducting an internal investigation concerning a major cyber event on the technology platforms of each of a leading, global retailer and a leading UK service provider in the leisure industry and advised a corporate client concerning its strategic response to a significant cyber event, including issues relating to disclosure to affected parties, stakeholders and the forensic treatment of evidence.

Jonathan Hemus - Managing Director, Insignia Crisis and Reputation Management 

Jonathan has more than 25 years’ experience providing crisis management planning, training and consultancy to organisations around the world. Before founding Insignia in 2008, he was head of crisis management at international communication consultancy Porter Novelli. At Insignia, Jonathan has advised a wide range companies on how to protect their reputations and trained hundreds of executives to successfully communicate with their many stakeholders during the intense pressure of a crisis. Organisations which have benefited from his experience include DP World, the Financial Times, GE, Henley Business School, the International Cricket Council, Lidl, Procter and Gamble, PwC and the UAE Prime Minister’s Office. 

He is a sought after trainer, coach and speaker on crisis management and has run cyber crime exercises in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. He has spoken on reputation management, crisis communication, PR and business continuity at national and international conferences and events. He is a guest member of the Henley Business School faculty, a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and a regular media commentator on crisis management. 

For more information, email Juvy Toghill or call +44 (0) 20 7556 4408.

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