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October Beta Planned for Implementing Security Exam

Security exam to face scrutiny of beta testers Oct. 10-17.

Microsoft plans to beta test Exam 70-214, Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network from Oct. 10 to 17. While in beta, the exam will be numbered 71-214.

Exam 70-214, announced in mid-July of this year, is an MCSA and MCSE elective that tests candidates' skills on implementation of security measures within a Microsoft environment. Since July 2000, Microsoft has offered another security exam, numbered 70-220, that's aimed at MCSEs whose job role includes planning and designing a security methodology.

To read more about exam 70-214, see "New Security Exam Under Development" in the News archive. Microsoft has an exam objectives guide posted at http://www.microsoft.com/traincert/exams/70-214.asp.

Microsoft offers beta exams on an invitation-only basis. To find out more about participating in future beta exams, go to http://www.microsoft.com/traincert/mcpexams/status/beta.asp.

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Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

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