Abbas Kudrati, a long-time cybersecurity practitioner and CISO, is Microsoft Asia’s Lead Chief Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Solutions Area. In addition to his work at Microsoft, he serves as an executive advisor to LaTrobe University, HITRUST ASIA, EC Council ASIA, and several security and technology start-ups. He supports the broader security community through his work with ISACA Chapters and student mentorship. He is the bestselling author of books such as, “Threat Hunting in the Cloud”, “Zero Trust Journey Across the Digital Estate”, and “Managing Risks in Digital Transformation:”. He is also a part-time Professor of Practice with LaTrobe University and a keynote speaker on Zero-Trust, Cybersecurity, Cloud Security, Governance, Risk, and Compliance.