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Kocho unveils agenda for 15th annual Microsoft Identity, Security and Compliance Summit, Reading, 11-12 October 2022

Summit to provide technology leaders with actionable advice on how to tackle the emerging cyber risks

Kocho, the UK-based provider of cyber security, identity, cloud transformation and managed services, has announced the agenda for its 15th annual Microsoft Identity, Security and Compliance Summit, taking place at Microsoft’s headquarters in Reading, UK, on 11-12 October 2022.

The line-up for this year’s in-person event has been designed to provide CIOs, CISOs and other tech leaders overseeing mid- and large-sized environments with key insights into the capabilities of Microsoft’s security portfolio. Sessions will provide actionable advice on how to leverage the latest innovations to reduce exposure to cyber risk while securely accelerating digital transformation and cloud migration plans and maintaining compliance.

Guest keynote speakers include:

  • Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft
  • Roy Corneloues, Enterprise Architect, and Claire Van Hinsbergh, Senior Software Engineering Manager, BT plc
  • Peter Murphy, Technology Manager, Linc Cymru
  • Senior speaker from Bupa to be confirmed

The event comprises of more than 20 additional sessions and workshops. Topics include: Zero Trust; third party access; continuous compliance; threat protection and XDR; threat intelligence and threat hunting; mobile identity management; passwordless strategies; managing privileged access, securing IoT environments, and more.

“After two years of hosting the event online, we’re excited to welcome everyone in person at the Microsoft Identity, Security and Compliance Summit in October,” said Des Lekerman, Chief Executive, Kocho. “This year’s agenda is jam-packed with best practice advice from leading industry experts on how to address the complex security and identity challenges associated with hybrid and cloud-based environments. There’ll also be a chance to hear from some of the UK’s leading organisations, to get the inside track on how they’re tackling these challenges.”

Kocho was formed in April 2022, following the amalgamation of cloud transformation specialist, TiG Data Intelligence and managed security and identity specialist, ThirdSpace. A Microsoft Gold Partner, the company is also an eight-time winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Identity and Cyber Security. In 2022 Kocho was a Finalist in the Compliance category. It has hosted the annual Microsoft Identity and Security Summit since 2007.

For more information or to register to attend this year’s summit, please visit: kocho.co.uk/summit/

About Kocho:
Kocho combines the power of Microsoft cloud technology with world-class identity and cyber security expertise together with managed services to steer UK organisations on a course to secure cloud transformation.

Founded in 2001, and previously known as TiG Data Intelligence and ThirdSpace, the company rebranded as Kocho in 2022, following the acquisition of security and identity specialist, ThirdSpace in March 2021. Headquartered in London, it also has operations in Cardiff and Manilla. Customers span mid-market organisations up to large enterprises, operating in the financial services, health, manufacturing and professional services sectors. Brands relying on Kocho include Bupa, AVIVA, William Blair and Liontrust Asset Management