3rd Party Risk Management , Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Governance & Risk Management

Using AI to Proactively Address Third-Party Risk

Microsoft's Abbas Kudrati Shares Recommendations
Abbas Kudrati, chief cybersecurity adviser, Microsoft

Third-party risk assessments need to be ongoing, and artificial intelligence can play an important role, says Microsoft’s Abbas Kudrati.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at the recent RSA Conference 2019 in Singapore, Kudrati discusses:

  • The third-party risk landscape;
  • Using AI and blockchain to proactively maintain third-party assessments;
  • Recommendations on taking a tiered approach.

Kudrati, chief cybersecurity adviser at Microsoft, provides strategic direction on the development of Microsoft security products and services and customer and partner engagement across the Asia region. He is also a professor of practice in cybersecurity at LaTrobe University and an executive advisory board member for cybersecurity at Deakin University in Australia.

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Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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