Microsoft Security Roadshow 2024

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  • 7 February 2024


  • 09:00 – 15:30
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Paddington, London

Kickstart your 2024 and get the inside track on cyber security trends and innovations in FY25.

Find out how to accelerate security improvements, mitigate risk, and maximise ROI on your Microsoft investment.

Learn how to:

  • Extend security across your entire multi-cloud estate

  • Leverage AI tools to boost efficiency and improve security

  • Establish Cloud first identity and avoid hybrid pitfalls

  • Avoid the malicious or inadvertent loss of sensitive data

  • Protect your business and recover from ransomware attacks

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All the presenters were excellent, the quality of the food and beverages was top notch and all the staff from Kocho were friendly and competent in their respective fields. Many thanks to Kocho for hosting the event!

2023 event attendee

Technologies in focus

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Microsoft Copilot

Microsoft 365 Copilot and Microsoft Security Copilot

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Threat protection

Microsoft Defender and Microsoft Sentinel

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Identity and access

Microsoft Entra

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Compliance and privacy

Microsoft Purview and Microsoft Priva

Learn how Microsoft’s suite of security technologies work seamlessly together to provide complete protection across your entire cloud and on-premises estate.


09:00  –  Registration and networking breakfast

09:30  –  Security trends forecast for 2024 and Microsoft’s response

Sarah Armstrong-Smith – Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

Microsoft’s Chief Security Advisor will share exclusive insight into the future cyber landscape and unpack important announcements from Ignite.

10:30  –  Why cloud-first Identity is the one and only (and why to avoid device hybrid)

Dave Guest – Solution Architect & Technology Evangelist, Kocho

11:15  –  Coffee break

11:45  –  Security culture eats human risk for breakfast

Jacques Fourie – Global Operations Director, Kocho

12:15  –  Client story: Security improvements, culture shift and increased productivity


12:30  –  How to protect your business from the growing reality of ransomware attacks

Mat Richards – Head of Secure Digital Transformation, Kocho

13:00   –  Lunch

14:00  –  Workshop 1: Improving data protection, privacy, compliance and incident response planning

Mark Warnes – Security Architect, Kocho

14:00  –  Workshop 2: In-house, outsourced or hybrid SOC – Which should you look for to get ROI?

Anna Webb – Head of Security Operations, Kocho

15:30  –  Networking drinks
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Sarah Armstrong-Smith

Sarah is a fellow of the British Computer Society and has been recognised as one of the most influential and inspiring women in UK Tech, regularly contributing to thought leadership and industry publications. Working with customers across Europe, Sarah offers valuable advice on cyber security strategies, ensuring stronger defences against attackers, to deliver effective resilience.



David 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.

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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.

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Mat Richards

Mat is Kocho’s Head of Secure Transformation. He leads a team of consultants and architects that live and breathe secure transformation – delivering excellence across Microsoft 365 and Azure.

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Anna Webb

As Head of Security Operations at Kocho, Anna helped launch and now leads our Security Operations Centre (SOC). Kocho’s SOC provides Managed Security Services to new and existing clients, based on Microsoft’s Cloud Native SIEM – Sentinel.


Mark Warnes

Mark is Kocho’s Architect for Enterprise Mobility and Security. He helps to increase our clients’ security posture using the Microsoft 365 and Azure suite of security and compliance technologies.