Microsoft invests $20bn in AI cyber security

Microsoft is halfway through a four-year, $20bn investment programme to unlock AI’s role in protecting businesses from increasingly fast and sophisticated cyberattacks.

During a series of conversations recorded with Giacom, David Morrow, Security Channel Sales Lead at Microsoft asserts that its upcoming Security Copilot solution with be a critical tool in the evolving cyber security landscape.

He said: “We’ve got a team of 8,500 people at Microsoft who are responding to cyber attack alerts across the globe. It means we can get a good picture of what is happening in the cyber security space, and the latest trends and behaviours.”

“We have invested in Security Copilot to help businesses defend themselves from attacks at machine speed, acting as an AI assistant for security teams and slowing them to outpace the hackers.”

Harriet Robbins, one of Giacom’s Product Managers, has been speaking to industry experts from vendors including Microsoft, Sophos, Bitdefender, Webroot and Vade about the latest trends and products which are shaping cyber security.

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