10PM Thursday night NZ time, Microsoft made a few announcements around Security Strategy and product roadmaps (particularly interesting is the Microsoft Client Protection announcement, a new security product that protects business desktops, laptops and file servers from emerging threats such as spyware and rootkits, as well as viruses and other traditional attacks)

Over all details here http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/oct05/10-06SecuritySpeechPR.mspx and more detail of the Microsoft Client Protection product are here http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/oct05/10-06ClientProtection.mspx as well as details on the new SecureIT Alliance  http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/oct05/10-06SecureITAlliance.mspx

Sign up for the latest news and Beta release of Microsoft Client Protection at http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/enterprise/default.mspx

Whitepaper on Microsoft Security Technology Investments http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/9/58940486-12e4-4bb1-95d3-22945e472dda/TechInvestmentHelpCustomersWP.doc