about the speaker
as the strategic security advisor, ned is responsible for articulating the microsoft security message to executives in the customer base, partners and security industry. he works with microsoft field teams to ensure that customers are comfortable with microsoft efforts around security and to ensure that customers are aware that microsoft #1 priority is security.  ned is the trusted advisor for the microsoft enterprise accounts and offers strategic, long-term guidance to executives on security strategy and it matters. 

ned spent more then 10 years in security field working for fortune 50 companies. prior joining microsoft national security team ned curic’s most recent role as a security expert in microsoft consulting focused him on our customers growing need for expert advisory assistance with complex security issues and designs.  ned has successfully advised and led numerous projects devoted to the architecture, design and deployment of secure enterprise systems.  ned was principal architect of microsoft system architecture.