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Sarah will explore the profound impact that AI is having on all our lives, and how this is becoming the next wave of computing.

From dispelling myths, to understanding the art of the possible, Sarah will remove the fear, uncertainty and doubt when it comes to harnessing responsible AI, and sharing lessons learned in red teaming adversarial AI.

About the speaker

Sarah Armstrong-Smith

As Chief Security Advisor, Sarah works with Microsoft’s strategic customers across Europe to help them evolve their security strategy to support digital transformation and cloud adoption.

She is also passionate about working with SMEs, serving as Non-Exec Director and Board Advisor to help their tech journeys. She’s been voted one of the ‘most influential women in UK tech’, and one of the ‘most influential and inspiring women in cybersecurity’.

In 2022, Sarah launched her first book to much acclaim: 'Effective Crisis Management' where she shares stories, anecdotes and case studies, about what it takes to be an effective leader in a crisis, and how we can all drive positive change. Sarah is also a BCS Fellow.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS London Central branch, BCS London North branch and BCS London South branch

Hybrid event: What is all the hype with AI, and why now?
Date and time
Wednesday 9 August, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue
This event is sold out