Joseph Davis

Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

Joseph is Microsoft’s Chief Security Advisor focused on the Healthcare and Life Sciences in the US where he supports Microsoft customers on industry-related cybersecurity and compliance matters.  He acts as an extension of Microsoft’s customers’ security teams by routinely providing them with security advice, guidance, and recommendations for their digital transformation initiatives and helping them safely move data-sensitive workloads to the Cloud.

Prior to Microsoft, he most recently led Accenture/Avanade Security Advisory in North America. Joseph drove organizational transformation by assessing and reducing risk to Accenture’s and Avanade's clients and their customers.

From 2002 to 2016, Joseph Led the Information Security, Compliance, and Data Privacy programs at two large multinational medical device, supplies, and pharmaceuticals development and manufacturing companies.

Joseph has over 26 years' experience in all areas of Information Security, Risk, Compliance & Data Privacy.

As an expert in the medical device safety arena, Joseph participated in drafting FDA Guidance on connected medical device safety and was an active member of Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS).

Joseph’s career highlights include leading two large publicly traded multinational companies as a CISO responsible for building security & data privacy programs for large enterprises, speaking engagements, co-authoring FDA guidance on connected medical device safety & security testing, educating the next generation of Information Security professionals as an adjunct professor, and community involvement through ISSA, InfraGard, ISC2, CIS, IANS and SANS.

My Sessions

The Deployment of AI, ML and Emerging Technologies in Cyber Defence

The deployment of new and cutting-edge technologies like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence can help security specialists to analyse and correlate data to identify patterns, scan various risks, gain predictive insights and forecast potential breaches. But these emerging technologies are also being deployed in adversarial attacks, and increasingly being used to orchestrate sophisticated breaches. This session covers key trends in this space and explores how businesses can responsibly deploy AI and ML for cyber defence.

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