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Meet Kai Axford, Manager of IT Security Service for Accretive Solution.  Kai uncovers the interesting world of Cybercrime, the FBI and physical security in this video.  Most common physical security mistake?  Leaving a server in an unsecured area (any one have their server in the copy room?)  Kai also reveals what "phone freaking" is and chats about convergence.

About Kai

Kai Axford is a 20-year security veteran and board certified in security management. In his current role, he leads a team of security engineers that conduct penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, and “red team” exercises. Kai has delivered over 300 security presentations on a variety of topics, including computer espionage, digital forensics, security management, and incident response around the world. He was most recently a Global Security Evangelist and Strategist for the Microsoft Corporation responsible for discussing and recommending security solutions to both private and public sector organizations. During his ten years at Microsoft, he conducted Chief Security Officer Councils worldwide, taking this feedback to affect change within Microsoft’s security products and processes. Kai holds an MBA in Information Assurance, is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), an AccessData Certified (Forensics) Examiner and a graduate of the FBI Citizen Academy. He is a member of ISSA, ISACA, Infragard, and the North Texas Electronic Crimes Task Force. He currently serves on the academic advisory board for the University of Dallas’ graduate program in cybersecurity. Prior to joining the world of information security, he served as a leader with the U.S. Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment and participated in several real-world security operations. Kai is based in Dallas, Texas.

About Matt

Being an IT Pro means working with computers right where the magic begins, says Matt. He loves reaching out to users and customers in the local community and gets a thrill from installing a server that can send email or provide other valuable services. Matt is a seasoned TechNet presenter, an Exchange Server insider and he worked as an MCT for over eight years before joining Microsoft. A movie buff with a massive DVD collection, he also runs marathons and dreams of being a pro football player or joining the PGA tour. Matt cites his father as his role model: "The older I get, the smarter he gets." Funny how that works. Matt's Blog:

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Published Date: October 18, 2010
Presented By: Matt Hester




Video: WMV (ZIP) (no longer available)