TechNet Events

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Take Charge of Your Security
with TechNet Events


Your customers are being bombarded with attacks and your boss wants to know what you're going to do about it. What now? Join the TechNet Events team as we show you how to securely deploy and assess a wireless network – despite the existing threats. You'll leave these must-see sessions armed and ready to deal with the bad guys. TechNet Events are your free, local ticket to the best IT information available. We're talking solid technical resources that you can put into practice today.

Implementing Security for Wireless Networks

Wireless security. Does that sound like an oxymoron? The TechNet Events team will demonstrate how to configure a secure WLAN for your business. We'll help you sort out the 802.xx networking standard and the differences between PEAP, WPA and WEP while examining existing wireless threats. We'll also show you how to implement a secure WLAN using password authentication and how to configure your wireless network and secure your wireless clients. Don't let your company's data leave the building via thin air!

This session will explore:

  • How to securely configure a WLAN using password authentication
  • The 802.xx standard and the differences between PEAP, WPA and WEP
  • Existing threats to wireless security

Responding to Computer Attacks

"I think we've been hacked. Call the boss." What now? Join us as we discuss the most common types of security incidents and how to manage them. You'll learn how to detect and trace network intrusions and apply communication channels that will help you gain valuable information about the attacks. Your TechNet presenter will also show you how to evaluate the human side of incident response, including attacker analyses. Finally, you'll learn what to do when you suspect that your system is compromised and how to apply information gathered from security logs. Don't just react to an attack – respond with a plan.

In this session, you'll learn:

  • How to manage the most common security incidents
  • How to detect, trace and assess network intrusions
  • How to create and implement an incident response team

What's Next for Microsoft Security

Windows Vista™ will launch in less than a year and you and your boss are wondering about its new security features. Perhaps you've also heard the buzz about products such as Client Protection and the fight against spyware with Windows Defender. Well, get your questions ready. In this session, we'll demonstrate Microsoft's new security innovations and expand on where we're headed next. Get the scoop on all the upcoming security products, services and technologies at this highly revealing and interactive event.

This session will cover:

  • Microsoft's new security innovations, such as Windows Defender
  • Upcoming security products, services and technologies
  • Where we're headed next in the battle against security breaches

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