Avecto, the leader in Windows privilege management, today announced that it will host an educational webinar series featuring noted Microsoft technology expert and Group Policy MVP Derek Melber. The first educational webinar, "Creating Secure, Auditable and Compliant Desktop Environments," will be held on Tuesday, May 4, at 11 a.m. EDT. During this session, Melber will provide Windows desktop administrators, system security and compliance professionals, and IT managers and administrators with insight into the solutions they need to increase Windows desktop security and implement the principle of least privilege.

Event: "Creating Secure, Auditable and Compliant Desktop Environments"
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT
Presenter: Derek Melber, MCSE, MVP - author of "The Group Policy Resource Kit" by Microsoft
Registration: To register to attend this event, please visit: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/512862745

Session Details:

Microsoft provides many solutions to help administrators secure their Windows laptops and desktops. These solutions include security templates, GPO Accelerator, Security Compliance Manager and Group Policy. Each of these tools is essential to the overall security of corporate desktop infrastructure. Through an effective approach, enterprises can leverage them to lock down their Windows environment while ensuring maximum productivity for their end users. In this series of educational webinars, attendees will learn:

  • What are the best solutions to secure Window laptops and desktops
  • How to decide which tools they require in their environment
  • How to implement the principle of 'least privilege' on all of their desktops
  • How to effectively secure Windows XP desktops today and Windows 7 desktops tomorrow

About the Presenter: Derek Melber is an independent consultant and speaker, as well as author of many IT books. He educates and evangelizes Microsoft technology, focusing on Active Directory, Group Policy, desktop security and desktop management. As one of only eight MVPs in the world on Group Policy, Derek is often called upon to develop end-to-end solutions regarding Group Policy and security for companies.