Upcoming Microsoft sessions on Device Management & Security – If you are at TechEd 2009 or not!

An quick updated post from the one I posted previously on this.. One of these sessions is live at TechEd and the rest are being broadcasted live on TechNet starting next week. All are being presented by colleagues of mine here at Enterprise Mobile.

· Webcast: TechNet Webcast: Windows Mobile 6.1 and Mobile Device Manager 2008: The Gateway to Your Corporate Network (Level 200)
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
10:00 A.M.–11:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Attendee Registration URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032407362&culture=en-US
Description: “So, you are using Microsoft System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008 and Windows Mobile 6.1. Now what? You probably know that Mobile Device Manager can manage, secure, and install software on your phones. But did you know Mobile Device Manager also gives your users the potential to control the PC at their desk and access everything they need on the corporate network, including file shares, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, instant messaging, and internal Web pages. In this webcast, we present the best practices for a Mobile Device Manager installation that provides users with access to everything they need in the corporate network through their phone and (just as important) denies access to resources mobile users don’t need. We review the basics of Mobile Device Manager and IP security (IPsec) virtual private networks (VPNs), and we discuss the tools that users can take advantage of so they can work wherever they would like using their phone. Discover how Mobile Device Manager eliminates the need to expose your organization’s Microsoft Exchange Server to the Internet.”

· Webcast: TechNet Webcast: Windows Mobile Digital Certificate Management (Level 300)
Thursday, April 9, 2009
11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time
Attendee Registration URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032409997&Culture=en-US
Description:  “Digital Certificates and public/private key technology is core to Windows Mobile platform security.  In this session, you’ll learn about how certificates are used to provide authentication, access control and encryption for the OS, applications and networking..  You’ll also learn best practices and “gotchas” for managing certificates on the device.   The speaker is an expert on Windows Mobile Certificate management and certificate-related features in the OS.  Therefore, come ready to ask any questions you may have:  enrollment, import, SSL, root certificates, email security, application security, etc.”

· Webcast: TechNet Webcast: Deploying Mobile Device Manager 2008 is easier (and cheaper) than you think (Level 300)
Tuesday, April 17, 2009
11:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M. Pacific Time
Attendee Registration URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032410692&culture=en-US
Description: “System Center Mobile Device Manager (SCMDM) is a complex product with a lot of dependencies which must all be in place in order for it to work correctly. This session, which takes almost 2 years of hands-on experience of deploying implementing SCMDM in the field, steps through how to successfully (and cost effectively) implement this product in the enterprise. The objective of this session is to address the misconception that SCMDM is hard to implement while showing how MDM eliminates almost all of the overhead associated with Blackberrys while retaining and elevating both manageability and security.”

· TechEd 2009 “Chalk Talk” in the WM area:  Management Lockdown of Windows Mobile Devices
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
10:15 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Pacific Time
Description:  “You can completely secure a Windows Mobile device without deploying expensive third party applications. In this session we’ll show you how bar viruses, malicious and unsupported code from installing and running on the device. In addition, we’ll look at various out-of-the-box devices and analyze their threat surface. Last, we’ll describe all Windows mobile application security threat surfaces and how to manage all of them.”

Register them now and get it on your calendar! :-)

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