Brad Smith, president

Smith has also announced the promotion of a free cybersecurity training and certification program for more than 10,000 people in Spain as part of the global training campaign promoted by the American multinational in more than 20 countries with a high risk of cyberthreats. The head of Microsoft has pointed out that, as in other countries, “there is a shortage of people trained in cybersecurity, a gap that we estimate at 26,000 professionals for Spain.”

In this regard, the president

Asked about Microsoft’s role in Ukraine, its head has recognized that we are facing “a disruptive war, a cyber war.” In this sense, within what he has called “commitment to democracies” he has recognized that he is helping the Ukrainian government to migrate all ministries to the cloud. In this sense, he has pointed out that they have invested more than 100 million euros in services. In addition to “defending this country from cyber attacks” and informed that Russia launched an attack on February 23 to destroy all Ukrainian business and government systems. “From our Intelligence Center we are seeing that we are facing a new type of war, in which we are making sure that the network will continue despite the malware.”

Similarly, Smith has acknowledged that humanitarian organizations “which are being attacked by the Russian government” are being helped. In this sense, she has admitted that she is assisting the UN and the International Criminal Court (ICC) “through artificial intelligence with images in real time.”