LONDON—Womble Bond Dickinson will have a strong presence at InfoSecurity Europe, which takes place June 5-7 in London. InfoSec is Europe’s largest and most comprehensive information security and data privacy event, with more than 400 exhibitors and over 19,000 visitors (with 16,000 expected from the UK alone) expected at the Olympia.
The firm, specifically representatives from Womble Bond Dickinson’s Northern Virginia office, will be part of a booth showcasing Virginia-based companies. Womble Bond Dickinson’s boothmates will include:
- SD Solutions
- Steel Talon (by KITEWIRE)
- PFP Cybersecurity
- The Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
The keynote presentations at InfoSec will include:
- Baroness Dido Harding, the former CEO of Talktalk Group, speaking on “View from the Board: A CEO’s Perspective on Cybersecurity”;
- Robert Hannigan, former Director of GCHQ, the UK government’s largest intelligence and cyber agency, speaking on “Weaponising the Web: Nation-State Hacking & What it Means for Enterprise Cybersecurity”; and
- Baroness Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of lastminute.com, speaking on “Dystopia or Utopia? Privacy & Cybersecurity in the Digital Age”.
Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Ted Claypoole is scheduled to speak at InfoSec. Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Todd Harris and Client Service Director Cameron Hunt also will attend.
Ted Claypoole leads Womble’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Team, IP Transactions Team, and FinTech Team, and he just stepped down as chair of the ABA’s Cyberspace Law Committee and stepped onto the ABA Business Law Section Leadership Council. He has managed responses to scores of data exposure incidents in all types of businesses and has served as in-house tech counsel for CompuServe and Bank of America. With former White House CIO Theresa Payton, Ted has published the books Protecting Your Internet Identity: Are You Naked Online? and Privacy in the Age of Big Data.
Todd Harris advises technology companies around the globe in connection with creation, commercialization, and disposition of information technology, proprietary software and data assets, including licensing and related regulatory compliance. He also regularly provides intellectual property counsel in connection with tech-centric mergers and acquisitions.
Cameron Hunt is Director of Client Service in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Northern Virginia office, leading internal and external relationship development strategies for the office’s attorneys and their clients. Prior to joining Womble Bond Dickinson, she spent 10 years managing sales, marketing, and business development for multiple financial service organizations, including asset-based lenders and e-commerce providers.