February, 2005

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.0 Beta now available

    Ever wonder if the machines that you manage have the most up-to-date security updates and aren't mis-configured. MBSA is the free ( http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsahome.mspx ) , best practices vulnerability assessment tool for the...
  • Register for VSLive! Toronto and Save 10%

    For all the developers out there - register for VSLive! Toronto ( http://www.ftponline.com/conferences/vslive/2005/to/ ) and enter priority code JEANS to get a 10% discount on your registration fees. The event runs April 13th-16th, 2005 at the Westin...
  • Scriping in Windows - MONAD

    One of the things that Linux admins say to me is that Linux gives them more control to script specific actions within their environment than Windows does. So I want to point out some technology that will be arriving in a future version of Windows that...
  • Grow Your Small Business Contest - Canada

    Here's one for all the small businesses out there in Canada. Microsoft wants to help you make your small business even more productive through technology. See where your business can go when you put the latest Touch System’s hardware and Microsoft software...
  • TechNet Get Connected Series - Come talk to me in person

    The physics of business is changing, demanding that organizations like yours become more agile and flexible to stay ahead. We believe that a comprehensive connected systems strategy can help your organization to reach this goal. You're invited to hear...
  • Financial Services - SQL Server Reporting Services Session

    Thanks to everyone that came out to today's SQL Server Reporting Services Technical Overview. It was great to see so many people in attendance. As promised, here are the links that I put up at the end of the presentation: This session's page on Technet...
  • Study finds Windows more secure than Linux

    I have just finished reading a great article on the Seattle Times website titled: " Study finds Windows more secure than Linux ". The article talks about a couple of Florida researchers that just presented the session at the RSA Conference. I'll let you...
  • MSN Search now available for Barnaby's Canadian IT Pro WebLog

    Thanks to Evan Dodds and Eileen Brown for links to the code for the MSN Search box on the side of my blog. If you are interested in adding MSN Search capability to your website take a look at the Site Owner Help section over on http://search.msn.com ...