I'm a huge fan of getting the most value from the software I already have - I always talk about this at events and in papers I write. The Microsoft Solutions for Security(MSS) team produce prescriptive guidance to show you exactly HOW to get the most from the security features built into Windows and other Microsoft products. The MSS content is posted for free our website. It's incredibly detailed best practise advice from our experts who've implemented it in business critical environments.
The MSS team have a blog which you can access here. I've just read their recent post (which you can access here) which states that many of the team will be at TechEd USA(in Orlando) - if you're lucky enough to be there then I can highly recommend going to talk to the team.
I've posted a comment on their blog asking whether any of the team will be at TechEd Europe - I'm going to be there and hope you'll come and say "hi" - I'll be on the "Ask the Experts" booth for security some of the time. Talking about your security challenges is worthwhile as we've often seen them before, solved them and produced prescriptive guidance - the problem is that you may not have seen the guidance and there's so much of it it's often a challenge to find what you may be looking for. We can help you get to the answers you're looking for quickly and easily so do come and find us.