Microsoft Summit 2022

The changing threat landscape and how Microsoft’s security portfolio is evolving

Sarah Armstrong-Smith

Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

Understand how Microsoft is evolving its integrated and automated enterprise security offerings to help organisations tackle the increasing complexity of threats.

Sarah addresses how Microsoft have been responding to the changing threat landscape, from nation state attacks and the war in Ukraine, to developing tools to counter the rise in volume and sophistication of ransomware and phishing attacks.

Key takeaways:

  • Evolving threat trends in destructive malware, supply chain attacks, and social engineering.

  • Latest statistics on the quantity and costs of threats Microsoft is seeing.

  • Cyber warfare, and what Microsoft has learned from the war in Ukraine.

  • Four common security weaknesses, and how organisations can address them.

  • Microsoft’s integrated, cross-platform security and compliance roadmap.

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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. She has led a long and impactful career, guiding businesses through digital attacks and guiding organisations how to protect their people and data. Working with customers across Europe, Sarah offers valuable advice on cyber security strategies, ensuring stronger defences against attackers, to deliver effective resilience.