Data Security: A Master Class

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Start Date: 19 May 2016

Start Time: 6:30 PM

End Time: 9:15 PM

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes

Capacity: 40

Venue: University of Brighton, Mithras House, Brighton, BN2 4AT › View map

Admission price: £10.00

Event Capacity: Full

Join us for this master class with our speaker Adrian Phillips.

Using a case study approach Adrian will take us through a range of different data breach scenarios followed by a shared discussion which will then conclude with best practice solutions.

This event is being held at The University of Brighton Business School in association with several local branches of professional associations (CMI, CIPD, ACCA, CIM, ,CIMA, CII, IFA, IOD and the Law Society) who  co-host two evening networking events a year with the following aims:

  • Opportunities for cross sector networking & exchange of relevant sector information
  • Share best business practice & provide for continuing professional development   (2 hour CPD certified)


6.30 - 7.05            Registration and networking with (tea/coffee and nibbles)

7.05 - 7.10            Welcome by Professor Aidan Berry (Director of Brighton Business School)

7.10 – 7.15           Speaker introductions by CII

7.15 - 8.15            Presentation: Adrian Phillips “Data Security”: A Master Class

8.15 - 9.10            Buffet networking reception

9.10 - 9.15            Depart


Adrian Phillips

Adrian started his career at the City law firm, Simmons & Simmons in the corporate department where he concentrated on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and insolvency. In 1995, he joined Visa in London becoming General Counsel and a member of the excom of Visa CEMEA in 1996. He subsequently became Head of Risk and Legal Affairs in 2000. In 2006/7, he, together with a team, was responsible for the merger and IPO of Visa Inc on the New York Stock exchange. Adrian and his family moved to San Francisco in 2007, where he became Deputy Chief Risk Officer and was a member of the excom of Visa Inc. In 2010, Adrian joined Amadeus as Head of Legal IT and Privacy based in Madrid and subsequently Nice. Adrian left Amadeus in the summer of 2014, and has been involved in a number of activities including setting up a compliance SaaS company and acting as a special counsel for Jones Day, the international law firm.


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Questions about this event should be addressed to Networks Support at or by telephone on 01536 207394.

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