Microsoft Masterclass: Integrated SIEM and XDR

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  • 7 September 2023


  • 09:00 – 13:30
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America Square


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Spaces available


Level up your threat monitoring and incident response across your entire estate, with Microsoft’s integrated SIEM and XDR solutions.

Find out how to secure your multi-cloud, multi-platform digital estate and see and stop threats before they do damage.

This event is perfect for organisations looking to use Microsoft’s holistic security solutions to detect and prevent attacks across cloud infrastructure. Whilst also looking to improve the efficiency of their incident response capabilities.

In this ½ day masterclass, we’ll show you how Microsoft Sentinel and Defender technologies help to:

  • Gain visibility across the entire organisation

  • Secure end users and secure infrastructure

  • Reduce time to investigate threats by 65%

  • Reduce time to respond to threats by 88%

  • Save 60% when investing in Microsoft end-to-end security


09:00   –   Registration and networking breakfast

09:30   –  Security trends and Microsoft security developments

Nicole Gujer – Cyber Security Specialist, Microsoft

09:50   –  Microsoft Sentinel demonstration

Alexander Kingston – Cyber Security Consultant, Kocho

10:20   –  Sentinel real life deployment case study

Paul Thomas – Security Operations Manager, Atradius

10:40   –  Coffee break

11:00  –  Microsoft Defender 101: Holistic benefits of integration 

David Guest – Solution Architect and Technology Evangelist, Kocho

11:40   – Delivering effective security operations: People, processes, technology, and hidden cost considerations

Jacques Fourie – Global Operations Director, Kocho

12:10   – Panel discussion and Q&A

12:30   –   Networking lunch / finish

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Real client success stories with Sentinel / XDR

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Demos of Microsoft Sentinel | Defender | XDR

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Managed Security Operations discussion

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20-minute Q&A with expert panel

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Jacques Fourie

As Kocho’s Global Operations Director, Jacques primary focus is around security and risk, working across the business to understand client risk profile and to deploy a mitigation strategy using modern technology to protect against an ever-changing threat landscape.



Dave Guest

Dave Guest is Kocho’s Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist. He’s responsible for developing identity, Microsoft 365 security, and other cloud service solutions – and keeping our clients abreast of the latest technology trends.

Nicole Gujer - Microsoft Cyber Security Specialist


Nicole Gujer

Nicole is a Cyber Security Sales Specialist at Microsoft with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Sentinel and Defender technologies. Nicole prides herself on being a trusted digital advisor to her clients, as well as her ability to match complex business challenges to technology solutions.


Paul Thomas

Paul is Security Operations and Incident Response Manager for Atradius and has more than 20 years experience working with leading global enterprises including Liberty Global and Admiral insurance. He’s currently focused on security improvements at Atradius, primarily improving detection and response, SOC as a service and XDR.