Cloud Conversations: Katie McMillan on Information Security vs. Legacy Technology and Mentoring

Cloud Conversations is a regular podcast that we’ll be featuring here on Petri. It’s about everything connected to cloud computing, including technologies like AzureMicrosoft 365Power Platform, Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM), Microsoft Defender, WindowsIntune, and much more!

Cloud Conversations: Katie McMillan on Information Security vs. Legacy Technology and Mentoring

Katie McMillan is a rising star in the tech community and specialises in Information Security across all platforms, but with a more recent focus on Microsoft. In addition to being an inspiring mentor, Katie is also a passionate advocate for women in the tech industry and is a TechWomen100 Winner – 2021, and a Women In Tech Excellence Finalist – 2021.

Katie McMillan joins Kat and Peter on the show this week to discuss:

  • Katie’s career journey
  • How legacy technologies are the biggest challenge to implementing modern security principles
  • Mentorship
  • Women in tech
  • And much more!

More on Cloud Conversations

The podcast is hosted by Peter Rising, Ru Campbell, and Kat Beedim, all Petri contributors. They’re joined by Azure McFarlane, a Microsoft MVP, Data Analyst, and Power Platform Consultant, and Femke Cornelissen, an Adoption and Modern Workplace Team Leader and Microsoft 365 blogger. Each week, Peter, Ru, Kat, Azure, and Femke speak to a guest who shares their industry insights and technical experience.

Cloud Conversations

Cloud Conversations doesn’t only focus on the technical. Each episode covers topics like career progression, community, productivity to get the most out of your day as an IT pro, equality and diversity in IT, and much more to help IT pros survive and thrive out in the wild!

Previous guests on Cloud Conversations include a list of well-known industry experts and technologists, including Stephen Rose, who is a Microsoft Teams Senior Product Marketing Manager, Petri’s Steve Goodman, who is an MVP in Microsoft Office Apps and Service, and Andy Malone, who is an MVP in Enterprise Mobility and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.