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April-June 2006 - TechNet Event Resources

April-June 2006 - TechNet Event Resources

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Kevin’s TechNet “Fuel”
Event Resources – April-June, 2006


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Kevin’s Blog “Full of I.T.” – Additional Resources and Discussion


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Future Live, In-Person Event Information

TechNet (for IT Pros):

MSDN (for Software Developers):

Microsoft Across America:


TechNet Events Bloggers -

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Microsoft Learning - Training Resources


Microsoft TechNet


TechNet Community Site


Session I – Implementing Security for Wireless Networks


Wireless Network


Additional Infrastructure
Components Required?

Certificates Used
for Client Authentication

Passwords Used
for Client Authentication

Typical Data
Encryption Method

Wi-Fi Protected Access with Pre-Shared Keys (WPA-PSK)


Small Office/Home Office (SOHO)


Small Office/Home Office (SOHO)





Uses WPA encryption key to authenticate to network




Password-based wireless network security


Small to medium organization


Internet Authentication Services (IAS)

Certificate required for the IAS server



However, a certificate is issued to validate the IAS server



WPA or Dynamic WEP


Certificate-based wireless network security


Medium to large organization


Internet Authentication Services (IAS)

Certificate Services





Certificates used but may be modified to require passwords


WPA or Dynamic WEP




Securing Wireless LANs with Certificate Services


“Securing Wireless LANs with PEAP and Passwords”


WPA Wireless Security for Home Networks


“Advantages of Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP)”


Security of the WEP Algorithm


IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Security with Microsoft Windows XP – Document Download


Tools for scanning for and dealing with rogue Wireless Access Points:

AirDefense Enterprise


AirMagnet Enterprise


CAPICOM – Platform SDK Redistributable Tool Download:


PKI Enhancements in Windows XP Professional and Windows Server 2003



Session II – Responding to Computer Attacks


Howard, John D. “A Common Language for Computer Security Incidents” 1998.


The Bad Boys of Cyberspace


Great Security and Incidence Response Book Titles:


CERT’s Virtual Training Environment (VTE)


Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC)


The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) blog


Microsoft Security Advisories


Microsoft Security Bulletins


Security Notification Services (regular and comprehensive):


Monthly Security Bulletin webcast


Contact Microsoft Security Product Support Services (PSS)



Windows Security Logging and Other Esoterica


The Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide


Microsoft Windows Security Resource Kit v2.0 (ISBN: 0-7356-2174-8)


Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)


National Institute of Standards and Technology  (NIST)

Computer Security Incident Handling Guide


Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams


SysInternals (Freeware utils AutoRuns, PSList, etc.)


“Incident Response: Investigating Computer Crime” (ISBN: 007222696X)



Session III – “What’s Next for Microsoft Security?”


Windows Vista Security


Windows System Center Certificate Lifecycle Manager Beta 1


Microsoft Antigen and FrontBridge


Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services


ISA Server 2006 Beta


Network Access Protection – Overviews and Related Technologies


And the most-asked-for item – the “We Share Your Pain” Video

You’ll find a link to where you can view it online here:


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