Gates To Outline Microsofts Homeland Security Strategy
Company also appoints new chief privacy strategist.Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates will outline Microsofts end-to-end homeland security strategy on Wednesday during a one-day conference, "IT Leadership in a Security-Focused World" in Washington, D.C. The conference is being co-sponsored by the Information Technologoy Industry (ITI) Council and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). IBMs senior VP for technology and manufacturing, Nick Donofrio, also is slated to keynote the event.
Panelists are slated to focus on "building networks that facilitate information share and compatibility; populating networks with critical data; and federal prioritizing of cyber security," according to the CSIS Web site. Gates is on tap to speak about the role technology can play in cyber security, homeland security and privacy, the Web site adds.