The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast 4.10.24
Ep 16 | 4.10.24

Microsoft Secure in San Francisco

Show Notes

On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is Live from Microsoft Secure in San Francisco and is joined by Brandon Dixon and Vasu Jakkal. As Group Product Manager for Security Copilot, Brandon is helping to shape how generative AI is used to empower professionals to focus on what matters most. Brandon reflects on how security practices have changed, mental health in the security industry and how AI can empower individuals in the tech and infosec fields. Vasu discusses her passion for cybersecurity and its impact on global safety. She emphasizes the importance of inclusivity and optimism in tackling security challenges and shares her journey into cybersecurity, which was influenced by her love for technology instilled by watching Star Trek. Vasu also highlights the transformative potential of AI, particularly Microsoft Copilot for Security, in enhancing defense capabilities and catching new threats.  

In this episode you’ll learn:      

  • AI enhancing security practices and empowering individuals in the cybersecurity field 
  • The value of sharing ideas for critique, fostering inspiration, and driving innovation 
  • How AI has the power to unveil the wonders of the world while enhancing safety  

Some questions we ask:     

  • How will Co-Pilot for Security affect threat intelligence professionals and their work? 
  • What are you using AI for at work, both in terms of security and more generic AI? 
  • Can you share examples of how Copilot helps in your personal life? 


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