I'll be attending Tech-Ed 2005 Monday 6/6 through mid-day
Wednesday 6/8. Last week I used Microsoft's Breakout Sessions Calendar to
organize my TechEd schedule. The tool worked well when using IE, but failed to
function using Firefox—imagine that.
My schedule focuses heavily on the Security track. I'll be attending Gord
Mangione's, VP of Microsoft Security, strategic Security briefing on Monday
morning. According to Microsoft's Tech-Ed Web site, Mangione will discuss "his
perspective on the state of security today, the importance of continued
innovation, and advances in Microsoft's platform, products, and technologies
designed to better protect customers". I'll be interested to hear what
Mangione says about Trustworthy Computing and Windows' support for two-factor
Bill Detwiler has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.