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Upcoming events (4+)

Microsoft Data Security & Privacy Group - Privacy - What's The Big Deal

* Please note that this event is run by a third-party user group, please click the below link to register:
Privacy – what’s the big deal, mer 8 feb 2023, 14:00 | Meetup

“All of us will have to think about the digital experiences we create to really treat privacy as a human right.” – Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft.
Reasons why Privacy is important.

  1. Limit on power of government as well as private sector companies
  2. Respect for individuals
  3. Reputation management
  4. Maintaining appropriate social boundaries
  5. Trust

Due to these reasons and more Privacy is top of mind for organizations and consumers today, and concerns about how private data is handled are steadily increasing.

To meet regulatory requirements and build customer trust, organizations need to take a "privacy by default" stance. Rather than manual processes and a patchwork of tools, organizations need a comprehensive solution to address common challenges.

In our next session we will be talking about the growing importance of Privacy and how Microsoft Priva can help you manage your Privacy concerns by providing capabilities like:

  • Proactively identify and protect against privacy risks such as data hoarding, problematic data transfers, and data oversharing
  • Gain visibility into the storage and movement of personal data
  • Empower employees to make smart data handling decisions
  • Enable users to effectively manage data and take steps to comply with evolving privacy regulations
  • Manage subject rights requests at scale

This session will be hybrid session both in-person and over Teams.
If you are in Melbourne join us at the Microsoft office.

L5, 4 Freshwater Place

If you are joining us remotely click on the below link to register and receive a link join a Teams webinar. https://msit.events.teams.microsoft.com/event/66c091e9-de3d-4564-b230-48d5eaa18914@72f988bf-86f1-41af-91ab-2d7cd011db47

Terraform on Azure February Community Call

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The Terraform on Azure community calls are a way to connect with the Azure Terraform product team as we give updates on the latest work in the space as well as hear about interesting projects or getting started guides from guest speakers. We'd love to hear your thoughts and feedback. If you're interested in future community calls, join the community at https://aka.ms/aztfcommunity and let us know what Terraform on Azure topics are important to you.

Steven Ma - Program Manager, Microsoft
Steven is a Program Manager for the Deployments team in Microsoft Azure. He graduated from the University of Illinois, where he earned both his Master’s in Computer Science and Bachelor’s in Computer Science & Economics. His goal is to help people do more with Terraform on Azure and help solve the deepest pain points customers face in their current workflow.

Mark Gray - Principle Program Manager, Microsoft
Mark is a Principle Program Manager at Microsoft and works in the Azure Deployment team. His team’s mission is to ensure that our customers primary interaction with Azure, typically an IaC tool/ language, such as Bicep, ARM Templates and Terraform is consistent, complete, and great. He and his team focus on making sure that Azure customers can be successful with Terraform. He has been working in the management space for his entire career. He started working with Microsoft first party technologies like Group Policy and PowerShell Desired State Configuration and then discovered the wonderful world of open source and has been hooked ever since.

Lessons from the Field: Customer's Top Struggles and Risks in Azure

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Come and join Leandro Carvalho, who works with Mission Critical customers at Microsoft, to understand the top issues and risks faced by most customers running workloads in Azure and how to avoid/remediate them.

Content Level: Intermediate

Who is it aimed at? Cloud Architects, Cloud Operations, Cloud Engineers
Why should you attend? Understanding common risks and issues will help your organization to prevent and protect your workload in Azure.

Your Speaker
Leandro Carvalho is a Principal Cloud Solution Architect working in the Support for Mission Critical team at focusing on Azure, Office 365 and security. He has been speaking in large events such as Microsoft Ready, MMS, Teched Australia, MVP Pro Speaker Series and many others. He has written technical books, won the MCT Awards Latin America Trainer of the Year and awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 7 consecutive years [masked]). He loves working with Azure, Office 365 and security, besides spending his free time playing guitar, reading and practicing sports such as ski, tennis and martial art (capoeira).

In the Code Garden - Get started with Git!

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This month in the Code Garden you can pick up the basics of using GitHub for version control.

Learn the essentials to creating a repo, cloning it, pushing code, and more tips for new Git users.

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Who is it aimed at?
Up and coming devs, uni students

Why should you attend?

  1. To learn GitHub
  2. To learn Git &
  3. To Learn version control

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Your Speaker:
Renee Noble is the Regional Cloud Advocate for the Sydney Reactor and the Australia region. She's passionate about technology, education, community, and bringing them all together in-person and online.

As an avid learner and educator, she'd love to help you on your learning journey in a fun and friendly way. Join Renee to learn about Python, web dev, and data science, as she shares her knowledge and discoveries from her latest learning explorations.


Past events (786)

Returning to your Career in Tech - Mum's in Tech

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