Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Security Operations

Supply Chain Risk in a Platform Economy

Microsoft Azure's Edna Conway on Third-Party Risk
Edna Conway, vice president, Azure, Microsoft

Edna Conway, who recently joined Microsoft Azure, has been called the “mother of value chain security architectures.” She talks about the platform economy and what that means for addressing security and third-party risk.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Conway also discusses:

  • Her new role at Microsoft Azure;
  • The platform economy and how to secure it;
  • Her efforts to help the federal government address supply chain and third-party risk.

Conway is Microsoft’s vice president of global security, risk and compliance for Azure. She has been recognized domestically (U.S. presidential commissions) and globally (NATO) for her expertise in value chain security.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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