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Life at Microsoft

March, 2007

  • Beta version of tool for enforcing EFS encryption is shipping next week

    One of the major downsides to EFS, especially from an administrator's point of view, is that it is difficult to manage centrally. My team is creating a tool that will help address that situation. We call this tool the EFS Assistant. Basically, the EFS...
  • Have you heard about CodePlex?

    If you are familiar with SourceForge, you might want to check out CodePlex. According to their website, CodePlex ( www.codeplex.com ) is "Microsoft's open source project hosting web site." It has a lot of the features that SourceForge provides (issue...
  • Do you IM? Make it count more!

    If you IM, you can make it count more by using Windows Live Messenger. Basically, Microsoft will share a portion of the advertising revenue with one of several major charities. Participating is a breeze, just change your display name in the Live Messenger...
  • Beta Available for the Data Encryption Toolkit including the EFS Assistant

    The Solution Accelerators for Security and Compliance (SA-SC) team is currently developing the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs (DET). The Toolkit is a collection of guidance and tools designed to help you address specific data security risks that...