EU GDPR Special Focus – Extended Session

  • Date 07 Jun 2017

EU GDPR Special Focus – Extended Session

07 Jun 2017, 14:10 - 15:30

Keynote Stage


This specially extended practical session will examine the EU GDPR, providing the opportunity to benchmark your organisation and learn best practice tips from a panel of practitioners.

Regulatory Briefing (14.10-14.50)
EU GDPR Benchmark - Where Should Your Organisation be Now?

With the EU GDPR due to be implemented in 2018, organisations need to ensure that they have the strategies, systems and tactics in place to protect their organisation’s data and achieve compliance. During this session Peter Brown will analyse the measures you should be taking to be compliant, provide you with a benchmark of where you should be in your preparations and if you’re not there yet and provide practical advice on what your next steps should be. 

Panel Discussion (14.50-15.30)
Privacy,  Security and EU GDPR: Practitioners’ Guide to Compliance

Brexit notwithstanding, the EU GDPR will come into force in 2018 and organisations should be well on the road to implementing steps to ensure they are able to protect their data effectively. Following on from the presentation by Peter, this panel of practitioners will share their experience, hints and tips to ensure that your organisation is ready to comply with the EU GDPR. 

  • Discover how to develop a framework and culture to ensure an organisation is compliant
  • Identify practical strategies to mitigate the risks posed by EU GDPR
  • Evaluate the implications of EU GDPR for third party relationships and discover how to ensure compliance
  • Analyse the evolving relationship between security and privacy functions within organisations and where accountability lies
  • Get to grips with CAPEX planning and how to gain internal investment to support EU GDPR compliance



  • Peter Brown

    Key Note Speaker

    Senior Technology Officer

    Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

    Peter contributes to the development and delivery of technical and information security expertise at the ICO. His role involves monitoring and...

  • Helen Rabe


    Head of Information Security - Strategy, Risk & Compliance

    Costa Coffee

  • Cameron Craig


    Deputy General Counsel - Data Privacy & Digital - Group Head of Data Privacy


  • Steve Wright


    Group Data & Information Security Officer

    John Lewis

    Steve joined The John Lewis Partnership in April 2016 and is responsible for both the Information Security and Data Privacy, both of these enable the...

  • Brian Honan


    CEO, BH Consulting

    Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame Alumnus

    Brian is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of information security and has worked with numerous companies in the private sector...

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