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TechNet Updates October: Network Policy Server, NAP and WSUS 3.0

TechNet Updates October: Network Policy Server, NAP and WSUS 3.0

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The TechNet team is touring in October and will be speaking on the following topics:

Windows Network Policy Server and Wireless Security
In this session we will look at Network Policy Server in Windows Server 2008, and how to implement Network Access Protection. The session will start with an introduction to the Network Policy Server (NPS). We will see how it can play a valuable role in maintaining the integrity of an internal computer network. Then we will see how to deploy and configure NAP. We will show you how NAP works, and how it employs NPS. The session will also take a look at some wireless networks and why they aren’t secure. Then see how to build a secure wireless network – a really rock solid one.

What will be covered:

  • Network Policy Server Architecture and Functionality
  • Deploying and configuring Network Access Protection (NAP) for 802.1x
  • Why many secure wireless deployments aren’t secure
  • Deploying and configuring a secure wireless network

Demonstrations in this Session:

  • Reviewing Network Policies
  • Configuring NAP for 802.1x
  • Examining Connection Trace events
  • Configuring secure wireless

Deploying and managing a Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Server

This session focuses on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) network architecture and deployment methodologies, from single server to replica hierarchies. It also covers how to migrate from WSUS 2.0 to WSUS 3 and looks at the day-to-day management of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), including backup strategy, compliance reporting, reboot strategy, and health monitoring.

What we will cover:

  • What's changed in WSUS 3.0
  • What changed on the client
  • How you administer WSUS 3.0
  • How you migrate from WSUS 2.0

We are offering 2 sessions in some cities so you wont have to miss out this time round!
Brisbane: Session 1 - Monday 1st October
Brisbane: Session 2 - Tuesday 2nd October
Sydney: Session 1 - Monday 15th October
Sydney: Session 2 - Monday 22nd October
Canberra: Monday 8th October
Melbourne: Session 1 - Monday 29th October
Melbourne: Session 2 - Tuesday 30th October
Adelaide: Monday 15th October
Perth: Session 1 - Friday 12th October

UPDATE: we are offering another Perth session Perth: Session 2 - Wednesday 24th October

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