Security event at Qatar, February 17

by Shijaz Abdulla on 18.02.2010 at 17:51

Microsoft Qatar did a Security event yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel, Doha. We started off with an enthusiastic audience of 70+ people.

  • We kicked off with a presentation on Microsoft Business Ready Security by good ol’ David Maskell, Security SSP – Microsoft Gulf, followed by technical demos.

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  • Fadel Lubbos, Senior Consultant from Information & Communication Technology WLL (ICT) did a demo on Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) – pictured below. ICT is Microsoft Gold Certified Security Partner.

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  • Below are pictures of me doing my demo on Microsoft Unified Access Gateway (UAG) and DirectAccess.

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  • Fazil Rahim, CEO of Entelyst, did a demo on Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). Entelyst is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner specializing in security solutions.

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Pictures from the Q & A session:


Photos: Lea Attieh

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3 Responses to Security event at Qatar, February 17

  1. Simon Bellan says:

    How does Forefront scale on an enterprise level 3000+ concurent users?
    Does it support SAML 2.0 for federated security?
    What is the performance benchmarks in a SOA environment.

    I am interested in the MS Forefront product and its integration feasibility in a SOA environment.

    It would be nice to post the presentations of the events as a replay or as a pdf doc.

    It is a great exposure to the Microsoft security product in the GULF area.

    In general it is a great event that brings that customers and partners

    Simon Bellan
    Sr. Enterprise Architect
    Boston, MA. (USA)

  2. Shijaz says:

    Hi Simon,

    Forefront is a “suite” of products that ranges from edge to servers to endpoints.

    We have Active Directory Federated Services for federation. Some links that will be useful:
    Click on Active Directory Federated Services

    I also recommend you get in touch with our friendly Microsoft team in Boston 🙂


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