Microsoft launches Gatekeeper security contest

All right, all you IT pros—it’s time to dig into the security resources at and and brush up on your security skills because Microsoft is having a contest. The Gatekeeper Test is open to IT pros in more than 19 European countries and will test security knowledge with 19 multiple-choice questions and one open-ended question. The grand prize winner goes to Microsoft TechEd 2005 Europe in Amsterdam on Bill G’s dime. The contest begins on May 2 and you can register any time before the contest ends on May 14. In addition to the TechEd trip, you could win a Windows XP Tablet PC, a Media Center PC?, or subscriptions to Microsoft TechNet Magazine and Windows IT Pro magazine. Visit for details.

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