Copilot Podcast: The Impact of Microsoft Copilot for Security

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In episode 26 of the “Copilot Podcast,” AI Expert Aaron Back details the impact that Microsoft Copilot for Security has on security professionals.

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01:27 — On April 1, 2024, Microsoft Copilot for Security was made generally available to the public and its impact has already been noticeable.

01:42 — Microsoft recently conducted a study with security professionals, measuring the speed, accuracy, and sentiment — with and without Copilot. As it relates to speed:

  • Security professionals using Copilot completed their tasks 22% faster
  • With Copilot, security professionals are 14% faster at analyzing scripts
  • Security professionals are 19% faster at analyzing incident reports with Copilot
  • 39% faster at summarizing an incident when using Copilot

Addiitonally, the study found:

  • With Copilot, security professionals saw a 7% increase in accuracy
  • 12% more accurate at script analysis
  • Copilot generated incident summaries with 49% more incident facts

03:24 — In the sentiment category:

  • 97% of security professionals said they wanted to use Microsoft Copilot the next time they did the same task
  • 93% reported that Microsoft Copilot for Security helped improve quality of work
  • 85% reported that Copilot reduced effort on a task
  • 92% reported that Copiloto made them more productive

04:26 — These stats — while impressive on their own — highlight the importance of security professionals needing assistance as they’re “wading through all that security information.” In this case, specifically, it’s clear that Microsoft Copilot for Security is already making an impact and is a valuable asset to security professionals.

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