Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson 6.11.24
Ep 99 | 6.11.24

The Role of Data and AI in Modern Cybersecurity

Show Notes

Rohan Kumar and Shawn Bice join Ann on this week's episode of Afternoon Cyber Tea. Both Corporate Vice Presidents at Microsoft, Shawn, who oversees Microsoft's cloud ecosystem security organization, and Rohan, responsible for security platform, data security, compliance, and governance, share their journeys in technology and the critical role data plays in cybersecurity. The discussion highlights the transformative potential of AI, particularly Generative AI, in automating and augmenting analysts' work, allowing them to focus on critical tasks. They stress the necessity of a platform-based approach to centralize data from various sources, making it easier to manage and analyze. Addressing ethical AI and data use is crucial, and immediate action is needed to mitigate future risks. The episode underscores the increasing complexity of digital environments and the need for scalable, AI-driven solutions to handle the growing volume of data and threats.  


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