Cyber LIVE: Lesley Kipling Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

As our Cyber LIVE event approaches, we take a look at the keynote speakers and companies joining us, starting with Lesley Kipling

A global tech giant, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975, and is best known for its software products, including Microsoft Windows operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer web browser. 

Earlier this year, Microsoft completed its US$19.7bn acquisition of conversational artificial intelligence (AI) expert Nuance Communications. With the acquisition, which is Microsoft's largest since it bought LinkedIn for US$26.2bn in 2016, the company aims to expand its cloud services for healthcare.

Other important acquisitions over the years have been Hotmail in 1997, Skype in 2011, and nearly 10 acquisitions in 2020 alone. In 2021, Microsoft acquired The Marsden Group, a tech company specialising in industrial environments. Microsoft teamed up with Goldman Sachs and Accenture in 2021 also, to develop and share ways to build software that produces fewer carbon emissions when run in data centres as part of a push to combat the effects of climate change.

Lesley Kipling joins speakers at Cyber LIVE

Lesley Kipling, Chief Security Advisor Microsoft, will be joining BizClik Media, at the Tobacco Dock, London on 23rd-24th June for the event Cyber LIVE: The Cyber security Conference, which is part of TECH LIVE LONDON. 

At the event, which is co-located with Technology & AI LIVE and Cloud 5G LIVE, Kipling will be sharing her insights. 

An ex-geologist, Lesley moved into the IT industry over 20 years ago and joined Microsoft in 2001. Kipling is an incident response lead and forensic investigator working for Microsoft’s Enterprise Cyber Security Group. The past few years she has worked with customers across all industry verticals during major security incidents and replicated that experience into training customers on how to protect themselves from these threats proactively.

Topics to be covered at the event include: 

  • Cyber Security
  • Network Security
  • Application Security
  • Operational Security
  • Cloud Security
  • The Future of Cyber
  • AI & ML

Join global business leaders and experts at Cyber LIVE, held at Tobacco Dock, London, 23-24 June 2022. Register to attend today! Click here to learn more​​​​​​​

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