SOURCE: StillSecure

November 28, 2006 12:15 ET

Microsoft Discusses the Future of NAP on "StillSecure, After All These Years" Podcast

SUPERIOR, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 --

WHAT:   Episode 22 of the "StillSecure, After All These Years" (SAATY)
        podcast welcomes guest Amith Krishnan, Senior Security Product
        Manager at Microsoft.  Mr. Krishnan will discuss the future of
        Microsoft's Network Access Protection (NAP) initiative and answer
        questions such as:
        -- What is the strategy and timetable for Microsoft NAP?
        -- What will be available in Microsoft Vista? What else is in
           Longhorn that isn't available in Vista?
        -- How will NAP work with non-Microsoft environments (i.e. Linux,
           Macintosh, and Unix)?
        -- What drove the Cisco / Microsoft partnership? What's in it
           for Microsoft?
        -- Was the Cisco announcement Microsoft's strategy for handling
           non-Microsoft devices?
        -- How does the Cisco / Microsoft alliance affect Microsoft's
           NAP partnership with Juniper, Extreme, and HP?
        -- Microsoft has expressed support for TCG/TNC -- when will
           we see something?

WHY:    This session provides answers to industry-wide questions about
        Microsoft NAP and how the framework will work with other industry
        initiatives like the TCG and Cisco NAC.

WHO:    Amith Krishnan, Senior Security Product Manager at Microsoft,
        alongside hosts Alan Shimel, Chief Strategy Officer at
        StillSecure, and Mitchell Ashley, CTO and VP of Customer
        Experience at StillSecure.

WHEN:   The podcast, which is free and does not require registration,
        can now be downloaded on iTunes,
"I'm excited about the opportunity to appear on StillSecure's podcast because they are helping to shed light on the different initiatives surrounding network access control as well as their benefits and drawbacks," said Amith Krishnan, Senior Security Product Manager at Microsoft. "We will cover a lot of ground in this session relating to Microsoft's role in NAC, so I invite anyone who is eager to learn more about NAP to listen in."

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