TechNet Webcast: 2008 Defense in Depth Security Series (Part 1 of 8): Why Does Security Matter? (Level 200)
IT Implem_IT Generalist.
In the first session of the series, we discuss risk and the impact of security on the business. We look at some popular methods to assess risk and identify the need for an overall security strategy. We also explore
why you should care about information security, how to measure the success of your program, and how to prove it to your boss using the concept of Return on Security Investment (ROSI). Learn how security impacts the cash flow of your business. Bring your CFO
to this one!
Presenter: Kai Axford, Senior Security Strategist, Microsoft Corporation
Kai Axford (CISSP, MCSE-Security) is a senior security strategist in the Trustworthy Computing Group.
Kai is responsible for discussing and recommending security solutions for both private and public sector organizations worldwide. In addition, he conducts chief security officer councils worldwide, taking executive feedback and affecting change within Microsoft
security products and processes.
Kai started with Microsoft in 1999 as a server support engineer before moving on to become an IT professional evangelist, focusing on his peers through the Microsoft TechNet Events program. Kai has delivered more than 200 security presentations on a variety
of topics, including digital forensics, security management, and incident response. He is a frequent speaker at security conferences, executive meetings, and business seminars around the world
Kai is currently pursuing an MBA in information assurance and is a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), InfraGard, and the North Texas Electronic Crimes Task Force. He was the recipient of the 2006 Rising Star award from the Information
Security Executive council.
Prior to Microsoft, Kai served as a leader in several real-world operations with the U.S. Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment. Originally from Wisconsin, Kai is a Green Bay Packers fan now based in Dallas, Texas with his lovely wife and yellow Labrador.
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