Explore Microsoft’s AI innovations at RSA Conference 2024 – Microsoft

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The security of your organization directly correlates with your ability to transform and achieve your business objectives. Microsoft can help you make that happen, with our powerful combination of large-scale data and threat intelligence, end-to-end protection, and responsible AI. ​

Recently at Microsoft Secure, we shared our latest innovations for securing and governing AI and announced the generative AI solution for cyberdefenders: Microsoft Copilot for Security. We’re excited to talk with you about how to bring these innovations to life in your organization at the RSA Conference (RSAC), May 6 to 9, 2024, in San Francisco.

At the conference, we’ll demonstrate how to secure and govern AI and benefit from end-to-end protection with solutions across the Microsoft Security portfolio, including Microsoft Copilot for Security. We’ll show you how we help security teams build their skills faster to protect their organizations.

Join us a day early, on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Microsoft Pre-Day to kick-off RSA Conference 2024, and hear directly from our Microsoft Security Business leaders, including Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Security Business, and Charlie Bell, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Security. Plus, view live demos at a variety of Microsoft sessions happening throughout the conference in breakout rooms and at our booth #6044N.

Microsoft Pre-Day: Hear from Microsoft Security product leaders

Start the conference on a high note by joining us for the Microsoft Pre-Day at the Microsoft Security Hub beginning at 4:00 PM PT on Sunday, May 5, 2024. For chief information security officers (CISOs) and cybersecurity professionals, we invite you to dive deeper into the latest AI announcements, learn about new product capabilities, and gain peace of mind of how to secure AI as you introduce the technology into your organization.

Vasu Jakkal and other Microsoft leaders will share our perspectives on topics like AI-powered security, innovations in end-to-end protection, and solutions to secure AI. We’ll also be joined by Microsoft customers who will share how they have been successful in their security evolution.

Pre-Day will continue with a Q&A session with Vasu Jakkal, Charlie Bell, and other leaders. They’ll reflect on the latest developments in cybersecurity, AI, and how the global community of cyber professionals can work together for a more secure future.

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The conclusion of Pre-Day will be an evening reception at 6:00 PM PT, where you will have an opportunity to network with other professionals over drinks and appetizers.

Microsoft keynote and sessions: Get valuable insights and inspiration

Once the RSA Conference begins, you’ll have several opportunities to attend demos and connect one-on-one with Microsoft product experts. Mark your calendar on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, to visit our keynote in the official conference line up from 3:40 PM PT to 4:00 PM PT at Moscone West. Vasu Jakkal will share insights on how AI is evolving, its impact on the threat landscape, and what every organization should do to keep it safe.

While there is a lot of hype around AI, most security professionals are taking a risk-averse approach. This means that employees will find workarounds to use generative AI. Join Brian Fielder, Vice President of Security Engineering at Microsoft, who will talk about Microsoft’s approach to securing and governing AI.  You will walk away with practical guidance on governing AI, how to ensure data privacy, and compliance.

Check out one or all of our Microsoft Security sessions included in the RSA Conference agenda. Here are just a few you won’t want to miss:

  • “Hiding in Plain Sight: Hunting Volt Typhoon Cyber Actors.” Monday, May 6, 2024, 2:20 PM PT to 3:10 PM PT. Explore how the private sector and United States government work together to identify activity of the Volt Typhoon cyberthreat. Get lessons learned from Volt Typhoon’s tactics, techniques, and procedures, and how network defenders can best defend themselves. Kelly Bissell, Deputy CISO and CVP, Security Services, Microsoft; Cynthia Kaiser, Deputy Assistant Director, FBI; Morgan Adamski, Chief NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center, DOD; and Andrew Scott, Associate Director for China Operations, CISA; will share insights.
  • “AI Safety: Where’s the Puck Headed?” Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9:40 AM PT to 10:30 AM PT. Hear from a panel of experts—Ram Shankar Siva Kumar Data Cowboy, Microsoft; Vijay Bolina, CISO, Head of Cybersecurity Research, Google DeepMind; Rumman Chowdhury, Responsible AI Fellow, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University; Dan Hendrycks, Founder, Center for AI Safety; and Daniel Rohrer, Vice President of Software Product Security—Architecture and Research, NVIDIA—on what AI safety means, why it rose to prominence, and what this means for the future of AI and cybersecurity.
  • “From Attribution to Accountability: Upholding International Rules Online.” Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 1:15 PM PT to 2:05 PM PT. Get insights from a panel of litigation experts on how governments and the private sector can improve their public attribution efforts and ensure they are working cooperatively to advance respect for international rules online. The panel will include Amy Hogan-Burney, Associate Counsel and General Manager, Cybersecurity Policy and Protection, Microsoft; Megan Stifel, Chief Strategy Officer, Institute for Security and Technology; Liesyl Franz, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Cyberspace Security, United States Department of State; Jonathan Horowitz, Legal Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross; and William Middleton of the Foreign, Cyber Director, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.

You can also stop by our Security Hub, located at The Palace Hotel, at any time to view an additional lineup of sessions well worth exploring, highlighting a few:

  • “A Year of Microsoft Copilot for Security.” Monday, May 6, 2024,10:30 AM PT to 11:30 AM PT. Join us as we reflect on 12 months of learning from early customers, listen to their real-world experiences, dive into research on how Copilot for Security can elevate productivity with optimized security and catch a sneak peek into the future of generative AI in security. 
  • “Threat intelligence trends and insights breakfast panel.”: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 8:00 AM PT to 9:00 AM PT. Attend an exclusive briefing featuring experts from the Microsoft Threat Intelligence team, who analyze 78 trillion signals daily to uncover emerging threats. They will share insights and guidance on nation-state actors, cybercrime takedowns, fraud and social engineering, and cyber influence operations. 
  • AI Safety lunch and fireside chat: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 12:00 PM PT to 1:30 PM PT. Join Sarah Bird, Chief Product Officer of Responsible AI, and Bret Arsenault, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, where we’ll address CISOs’ top AI concerns, the importance of responsible AI, and Microsoft’s commitment to AI safety. Walk away with practical guidance on implementing AI safely in your organization. 
  • “Zero Trust for AI Security Leaders session.” Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 2:30 PM PT to 3:15 PM PT. Gain a deeper understanding of the five top risks inherent to generative AI and how Zero Trust for AI can help your organization deploy and use AI securely. You will walk away from this session with a Zero Trust for AI framework and a copy of the book signed by the author and presenter Mark Simos.

Visit Microsoft Security Hub at The Palace Hotel  

Join us for these sessions and more at the Microsoft Security Hub. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore all our sessions and ancillary events, plus you can also engage in a gamified experience dedicated to AI for security and have the chance to win exciting prizes. Additionally, you can schedule meetings with Microsoft experts and delve into the Cyber Threat Intelligence Program’s (CTIP) interactive experience from the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), where you’ll be able to explore the world of the malware sinkhole. The CTIP collects actionable cyberthreat intelligence from its malware disruption operations and uses this data to inform Microsoft products and services. Leveraging unique insights from Microsoft Threat Intelligence, the DCU disrupts cybercriminals’ technical infrastructure through civil legal actions, technical measures, criminal referrals to law enforcement, and public and private partnerships.

Register now to attend a variety of sessions at the Microsoft Security Hub, hosted at the historical Palace Hotel.

Stop by Microsoft Security booth at Moscone North  

The Microsoft booth will be located this year in Moscone North, close to the entrance, and will feature demos of Microsoft Security portfolio, theater presentations, gamified experience focused on Security for AI, and interactive DCU experience. Have some refreshments amidst your busy conference day and get your copy of the books about Zero Trust and Threat Intelligence signed by the authors.  

Drop by the theater at the the Microsoft booth to hear from our experts on the latest news and demos on AI, threat protection, secure access, data governance, cloud security, privacy, Zero Trust, and more. 

Participate in conversations on the future of cybersecurity

While at RSAC, consider participating in other events that will connect you with cybersecurity professionals and spark interesting conversation about the future of cybersecurity and AI.

  • CSA AI Summit​: Monday, May 6, 2024, 12:10 PM PT to 12:30 PM PT. Get a front-row seat to Microsoft Security for AI innovations as part of the summit. Led by Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager Tina Ying, our session will focus on Security for AI. The CSA AI Summit, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM PT on Level 3 of Moscone Center South, will explore the intersection of AI and cloud and offer best practices on how to make the most of the AI revolution. More than 1,100 cybersecurity leaders and professionals are expected to attend the summit.
  • Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Meetup: ​Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6:30 PM PT to 7:30 PM PT. Learn how WiCyS is introducing more women to cybersecurity—and how you can support these endeavors. The meetup will spotlight the achievements of WiCyS, established in 2012 to increase the number of women in cybersecurity roles by giving them mentorships, networking opportunities, and access to training and resources.
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Microsoft Partners: Networking opportunity and Security Excellence Awards celebration

The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), comprised of independent software vendors (ISV) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their solutions with Microsoft’s security products, will be back at RSAC 2024. MISA will again have a demo station at Microsoft Booth #6044N in Moscone North Expo among other events, including the fifth annual Microsoft Security Excellence Awards (presented by MISA).

MISA’s RSAC 2024 presence will include:

  • MISA Demo Station: Stop by Microsoft Booth #6044N Monday, May 6, 2024, to Thursday, May 9, 2024, for demonstrations of Microsoft products.
  • Theater sessions: Join one or more of our five theater sessions for valuable insights focused on how MISA members work together with Microsoft to protect customers from cyberthreats. Led by MISA members, these sessions will focus on strategies to protect customers from cyber threats. The sessions will feature expertise from partners Bulletproof, ContraForce, Darktrace, Avanade, Kovrr, and glueckkanja AG.
  • Hub sessions: Join MISA members for a one-hour session on top-of-mind security topics in the Microsoft Security Hub.
  • Partner awards: MISA members are invited to attend the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards on Monday, May 6, 2024, where winners will be announced in nine security award categories.

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2024 Excellence Awards!

Connect with Microsoft at RSAC

Register today for the Microsoft Security RSAC Pre-Day on May 5, 2024 from 4:00 PM PT to 6:00 PM PT. Explore our sessions, receptions, and other events. Leverage this opportunity to learn and connect. Stop by our booth #6044N to ask questions. Enjoy conversation or simply say hello. Looking forward to seeing you at RSAC!

To learn more about Microsoft Security solutions, visit our website. Bookmark the Security blog to keep up with our expert coverage on security matters. Also, follow us on LinkedIn (Microsoft Security) and X (@MSFTSecurity) for the latest news and updates on cybersecurity.

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