Allison Atkins is Microsoft’s National Leader for Cloud Endpoint Modernization. Her team is at the forefront of the transformation to a truly hybrid work model that embraces Zero Trust Security. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2021, Allison led the Cybersecurity Risk Management program for the 2nd line of defense within Scotiabank. She has over 20 years of experience across a depth of security and IT risk domains. She spent the first decade of her career in professional services delivering security consulting, advisory and audit engagements. Later, she moved into financial services and progressed into security leadership roles. Allison holds a BSc. Computer Science from Western University and the CISSP, CISM, CISA, and CGEIT designations. She is also certified in Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) and Microsoft Security Compliance and Identity Fundamentals (SC-900).