How do companies identify emerging cyber & physical risk? A conversation with Microsoft's Digital Security and Risk Engineering's Strategic Intelligence group
WhenWednesday, Oct 30, 2019, 3 – 4 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room307
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsJackson School of International Studies, International Policy Institute
Contact: Jessica Beyer, jlbeyer@uw.edu
Description

Panelists from Microsoft's Digital Security and Risk Engineering's Strategic Intelligence team will discuss the following questions: 

  • What issues are companies uniquely positioned to see, identify, and tackle that policymakers, academics, and other stakeholders are still not aware of or are slow to respond to?
  • What are companies' blind spots in cyber and physical risk?
  • What should they be paying more attention to geopolitically? ​
  • ​How social science students, in particular, could end up working in this field.​

Panelists
  • Charles Randolph - Moderator - Senior Director for Strategic Intelligence at Digital Security and Risk Engineering
    Renae  Seam - Panelist - Analyst - Microsoft Global Security
    Dr. Treston Wheat - Panelist - Principal Risk Analyst - Digital Security and Risk Engineering
    Aaron Tebrink - Panelist - Engineer - Operational Threat Intelligence
    Christopher McNulty - Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager for TMobile

Microsoft's Digital Security and Risk Engineering's Strategic Intelligence group specializes in developing insights and analyzing open source intelligence as well as internal trends that help Microsoft leadership and stakeholders make informed decisions about security and cyber risks that could impact the company. The team synchronizes with the greater MS intelligence community - groups like the Cyber Security Defense Operation Center, Digital Crimes Unit, Legal, Risk, and the Operational Threat Intelligence group - to synthesize the collection efforts across the enterprise and offers an amplified and united voice.

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