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Microsoft Ignite: 9 Things to Know

Microsoft's largest annual conference, Ignite, is underway in Orlando, Fla. Security Now is there – and here's what we're seeing.

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ORLANDO -- Microsoft Ignite 2017 -- Microsoft's Ignite 2017 conference is being held this week in Orlando, Fla. Security Now's Curtis Franklin is there listening to presentations, talking with executives and meeting with exhibitors to get the latest news on how Microsoft is addressing security across their product and service offerings. A camera came along -- here are some impressions from the first two days of the week-long event.

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Keep an eye on Security Now for more news from Ignite 2017 and let us know if you're here too. What do you think the big news from Microsoft is this week? And how do you think it's going to affect your security? Let us know in the comments!

— Curtis Franklin is the editor of SecurityNow.com. Follow him on Twitter @kg4gwa.

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Curtis Franklin, Principal Analyst, Omdia

Senior Analyst, Omdia

Curtis Franklin Jr. is Senior Analyst at Omdia, focusing on enterprise security management. Previously, he was senior editor of Dark Reading, editor of Light Reading's Security Now, and executive editor, technology, at InformationWeek, where he was also executive producer of InformationWeek's online radio and podcast episodes

Curtis has been writing about technologies and products in computing and networking since the early 1980s. He has been on staff and contributed to technology-industry publications including BYTE, ComputerWorld, CEO, Enterprise Efficiency, ChannelWeb, Network Computing, InfoWorld, PCWorld, Dark Reading, and ITWorld.com on subjects ranging from mobile enterprise computing to enterprise security and wireless networking.

Curtis is the author of thousands of articles, the co-author of five books, and has been a frequent speaker at computer and networking industry conferences across North America and Europe. His most recent books, Cloud Computing: Technologies and Strategies of the Ubiquitous Data Center, and Securing the Cloud: Security Strategies for the Ubiquitous Data Center, with co-author Brian Chee, are published by Taylor and Francis.

When he's not writing, Curtis is a painter, photographer, cook, and multi-instrumentalist musician. He is active in running, amateur radio (KG4GWA), the MakerFX maker space in Orlando, FL, and is a certified Florida Master Naturalist.

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