Infrastructure Security Design Review

Hello Everyone! My name is Shawn Rabourn and I am a Senior Security Consultant with ACE (Assessment, Consulting and Engineering) Services, a part Microsoft IT’s Information Security (InfoSec) group.  Sounds like a mouthful, I know.  Really, that is just my title.  I have a unique position within Microsoft where I can offer Security Guidance to…


ACE Infrastructure Security Services: An Overview

This is Rob Cooper, Senior Engineer for ACE Infrastructure (also known internally as ICE for you William Gibson fans). Thanks to Irfan Chaudhry, Director of the ACE Team, for giving us a good overview and history of ACE and how ACE’s role has expanded over the years. I’m with ACE Infrastructure (also known as ICE)….


Security as a Service: A Balancing Act

When I first joined Microsoft IT, I was intrigued by the concept of offering security assessment as an optional service to the business.  I was even more surprised to see how enthusiastically the business had embraced the concept.  You see, like many security professionals, I came from an organization where information security was widely perceived…


About ACE’s Information Security Assessment Service – Your Friendly Neighborhood Security Auditor

This is Gerard Morisseau, Senior Program Manager for ACE’s Information Security Assessment Services (ISAS).  ISAS offers several security assessment services aimed at helping Microsoft IT and the business assess their information security risks, improve controls environment, and strengthen their information security management systems.  Our most popular services include Information Security Risk Assessment, Controls Assessment Training…


About ACE’s Infrastructure Security Team

Hi, my name is Brad Gobble and I manage ACE’s Infrastructure Security Team, a part Microsoft IT’s Information Security group. Over the next few weeks you’ll hear a lot about our services: what we do, how we do it, how we prepare our team to execute and where we’re going in the future. But before…