TechNet Webcast: 2008 Defense in Depth Security Series (Part 3 of 8): Gates, Guards, and Guns (Level 200)
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Today we look at an aspect of information security that is often overlooked by technical folks. It is the physical security aspect of our job. Are you aware that every year at DEFCON there is a lock picking contest? In this session,
we dive into various techniques and methods that we should be considering when it comes to providing physical security around our datacenters. We discuss some of the recent trends in this area, such as IP video surveillance, and also discuss resources that
can assist you in coming up with a good overall physical security plan. (No locks were harmed in preparation of this session.)
Presenter: Kai Axford, Senior Security Strategist, Microsoft Corporation
Kai Axford (CISSP, MCSE-Security) is a senior security strategist in the Trustworthy Computing Group.
Kai is responsible for discussing and recommending security solutions for both private and public sector organizations worldwide. In addition, he conducts chief security officer councils worldwide, taking executive feedback and affecting change within Microsoft
security products and processes.
Kai started with Microsoft in 1999 as a server support engineer before moving on to become an IT professional evangelist, focusing on his peers through the Microsoft TechNet Events program. Kai has delivered more than 200 security presentations on a variety
of topics, including digital forensics, security management, and incident response. He is a frequent speaker at security conferences, executive meetings, and business seminars around the world
Kai is currently pursuing an MBA in information assurance and is a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), InfraGard, and the North Texas Electronic Crimes Task Force. He was the recipient of the 2006 Rising Star award from the Information
Security Executive council.
Prior to Microsoft, Kai served as a leader in several real-world operations with the U.S. Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment. Originally from Wisconsin, Kai is a Green Bay Packers fan now based in Dallas, Texas with his lovely wife and yellow Labrador.
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