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Ideal, RSA and Microsoft aid resellers with “Building Trustworthy Security” on 03 December.

Reading 18 November 2003 Ideal, RSA and Microsoft resellers seeking to break into the market for security software and services are invited to Reading on December 3rd for a security business break in.

In partnership with Microsoft and RSA, Ideal will be hosting a half day seminar on building a security practice at Microsoft UK’s Thames Valley Park headquarters in Reading – full details below..

Alex Tatham, vice president of global software at Ideal’s parent company, Bell Microproducts Europe, said: “Ideal’s key value add is helping customers build new business in new markets. Security is not just a growing market, it is a huge opportunity for resellers to expand their business. To do so they need the tools, and the partnerships to make it work. In Ideal, Microsoft and RSA resellers won’t find a better team to help them grow a security business.”

Presentations will cover spotting the opportunities in the security market, a live hack, building a security practice with Microsoft Security Solutions and everything you want to know about RSA Security.

If you wish to attend please contact Microsoft on 0870 166 6671 quoting reference number 7542

Full Agenda


9:00 Introduction Alex Tatham, Ideal Hardware

9:15 Importance & Business Benefits of Security

Mark Smith, Morgan Cole

9:45 Live Interactive Hacking

Mike Batten; RSA Security and Dave Sayers, Microsoft

10:15 Break

10:30 Building a Security Practice with Microsoft Security Solutions

• Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Initiative

• Protection Solutions with the Windows Server System

• Partner Tools and Resources Dave Sayers, Microsoft

11:00 RSA Security – SecurID

• Introduction to RSA

• Why is Authentication important?

• RSA SecurID explained

• RSA SecurID options

• RSA Secured Programme

• RSA / Microsoft Relationship

o Demo's: OWA, RSA Passage, RSA Mobile

• "All you ever needed to know to sell RSA but were afraid to ask..."

o RSA Reseller Pack

• Questions

11:30 Microsoft Security Certification and Training Options Alex Keay, Microsoft

11:45 Summary and Close Alex Tatham, Ideal Hardware

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