PDS - Third Party Security Assessment - Risk and Pitfalls to avoid

When:  Feb 5, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (AWST)
Topic:  "Third Party Security Assessment - Risk and Pitfalls to avoid"
The pressure is on in many organisation to find ways to holistically evaluate and control risk with Third parties and vendor in the supply chain. The topic will highlight the following key areas:
· Who and what is a Third Party
· Understanding and expanding third party ecosystem across the organisation
· Third party due diligence – From on boarding to continuous monitoring
· Key challenges risk and pit fall in managing Third party risk
· Third party risk management framework – CoBit and NIST key components
· Real world use cases

Abbas Kudrati, 
Chief Cloud Security Officer, Microsoft
Abbas Kudrati serves as a Chief Cloud Security Officer Advisor in Microsoft’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Group. Abbas is an experienced Chief Information Security Officer, adept at managing enterprise cyber risk using people, process, and technology. Abbas works with customers on cybersecurity strategy, how Microsoft sees the threat landscape, how we are investing in the future of security at Microsoft, and how organizations can take advantage of Microsoft’s security solutions to help improve their security posture and reduce costs.

Abbas joined Microsoft from KPMG Australia where he was the Chief Information Security Officer managing internal security for KPMG offices across Australia, Fiji, and P&G. At KPMG, Abbas was responsible for the strategic leadership of the information security, governance, risk and privacy protection programs for 20+ offices and 7000+ users. His accomplishments included certify KPMG Australia against ISO 27001, early adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, digital transformation over MS Dynamic CRM, Microsoft Azure and Mobility suites, managing third party and vendor risk management, running local Security Operation Centre and implementation of a multilayered program to combat phishing that included awareness, simulation War Games and multi-factor authentication.

He received a B.COM degree from Gujarat University in India and is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Block Chain Expert, among other professional certifications.

A frequent author and speaker on cybersecurity, he is also passionate about teaching and mentoring, he is a part-time Professor of Practice in Cyber Security with LaTrobe University in Melbourne Australia and also an Executive Advisory Board Member for Cyber Security with Deakin University in Melbourne Australia.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/akudrati

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