James Balderstone

Lucid Networks Ltd

James is Managing Director & Principal Consultant at Lucid Networks, a specialist IT Infrastructure consultancy. He has over 19 years’ experience of designing, supporting and delivering IT to the professions. Lucid specialises in managing business critical IT infrastructure, including servers, networks & cloud computing, with a focus on security. Their clients range from SME’s to large corporate firms, with extensive experience of working within the legal sector.

James is a qualified Cyber essentials ACE practitioner. This means he can help organisations become Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certified. He is also a certified GDPR Essentials practitioner. GDPR Essentials is a data protection standard devised to assist organisations in their efforts to comply with the GDPR directive.

James speaks regularly at events in the legal sector and beyond, and with this breadth of experience, it makes him well placed to deliver this excellent & informing seminar.

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Cyber Essentials – a stepping stone to GDPR

Cyber-attacks in the Legal sector have risen, with over 60% of law firms being a victim last year. Cyber Essentials is a government backed standard and Lexcel recommendation, which can defend your practice against 88% of the most common cyber attacks. This seminar will explore how by increasing your organisations IT security, through the cyber essentials programme, you will go a long way towards your firm being GDPR compliant.


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