NEW YORK — has every intention of working with networking giant Cisco on network access control protocols in its next version of Windows, the head of ’s technology unit said at an event here Monday.

“The notion of making sure these two technologies complement each other is a goal,” said Mike Nash, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Security Technology unit. Speaking during a press briefing as part of Microsoft’s Security Summit road show here, Nash said the two companies bring complementary expertise to the security challenge.

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