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Envisioning a New Model for Information Sharing

Microsoft's Edna Conway on Why the Information-Sharing Model Needs to Change
Edna Conway, vice president and chief security and risk officer, cloud infrastructure, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Chief Security and Risk Officer Edna Conway says the industry is getting better at sharing information, but adds, "We don't have the protections that we need." She envisions a new model for information sharing that will be better suited for use in the next 10 years.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2022, Conway discusses:

  • Why our current thinking around data localization laws needs to change;
  • Why information sharing is our biggest risk;
  • How we can redesign the information-sharing model.

As Microsoft's vice president of global security, risk and compliance for Azure, Conway creates clear strategies for secure digital platform operations and drives a comprehensive architecture across Azure's hardware and systems.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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