Bret Arsenault

Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Microsoft Corporation

Bret Arsenault is CVP and CISO at Microsoft, and is charged with keeping all Microsoft data secure from the 21st century’s ever-growing cyberthreats, while ensuring compliance with evolving regulations. With the global team of information security professionals that he leads, he successfully developed and implemented the company’s robust corporate incidence response strategy, as well as sophisticated companywide defenses that combine threat monitoring, vulnerability analysis and control tools. Arsenault serves as Chairman of Microsoft’s Information Risk Management Council, convening teams from across the company that focus on data protection. He is the Host of Microsoft’s Security Council, and was integrally involved in developing the company’s US Emergency Response Plan.