Abbas Kudrati, a long-time cybersecurity practitioner and CISO, is Microsoft Asia’s Chief Cybersecurity Advisor. In addition to his work at Microsoft, he serves as an executive advisor to Deakin University, HITRUST, EC Council, 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 Technical Editor of various books and the bestselling author of books such as, "Threat Hunting in the Cloud" and "Zero Trust and Journey Across the Digital Estate". 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.