About Show #63
Live from the floor at Tech Ed IT Week in Orlando Florida, Richard and Greg talk to Frank Simorjay and Dan Griffin about NAP and Forefront. Network Access Protection (NAP) is a technology for controlling access to the network for workstations, especially laptops that might fall behind in patches and upgrades. Forefront is the client protection technology from Microsoft. Together they make an effective solution for keeping mobile worker systems safe.
Dan Griffin is a software security consultant in Seattle, WA. He previously spent seven years at Microsoft on the Windows Security development team. Dan can be contacted at www.jwsecure.com.
Frank Simorjay, CISSP, CET, is a technical program manager and security subject matter expert for Microsoft's Solution Accelerator - Security and Compliance group. Frank is responsible for designing security solutions for Microsoft customers, which include organizations of all sizes. Formerly Frank was a senior engineer for NetIQ and for NFR Security, where he designed security solutions for enterprise networks in banking and telecommunication for more than 10 years. Frank is an actively engaged speaker and author of several publications.