The Internet technology blog of the DSS team

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The Internet technology blog of the DSS team

  • Technical Rollup Article - December 2005

    Security News How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security, Part 2: To ACL or Not To ACL http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=4189889 Are you having trouble unravelling the mystery of ACLs? Read about what not to do and learn about some common...
  • MS05-051 for COM+ and MS DTC

    Systems that have changed the default Access Control List permissions on the %windir%\registration directory may experience various problems after you install the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-051 for COM+ and MS DTC On a computer that is running Microsoft...
  • New Technical Rollup article posted!

    We have updated the site to include the latest technical rollup article: November article: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/413370.aspx
  • ISA Server 2004 achieves Common Criteria Level EAL 4+ for security.

    ISA Server 2004 achieves Common Criteria Level EAL 4+ for security. Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server has achieved CC Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL 4+). Level 4 is the highest level possible that is mutually recognized...
  • Technical Rollup Article - November 2005

    Security News Frequently Asked Questions About Passwords -- by Jesper M. Johansson http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=4089222 Read about how passwords are stored in Windows and how passwords can be attacked. You'll also learn steps you can take...
  • New Technical Rollup articles posted!

    We have updated the site to include the latest technical rollup articles: October article: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/412786.aspx September artical: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/412607.aspx August artical: http:...
  • Technical Rollup Article - October 2005

    Security News How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security, Part 1 -- by Jesper M. Johansson http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=3992455 This article can help you better understand some of the things we do to provide security, and how they...
  • Technical Rollup Article - September 2005

    Security News Windows Vista Security and Data Protection Improvements New features make Windows Vista even more secure than earlier Windows client operating systems This paper describes the most significant security improvements in the next...
  • Technical Rollup Article - August 2005

    Security News Trustworthy Administrators -- by Steve Riley http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=3563067 Do you trust your administrators? That seemingly innocent question creates a serious dilemma in the minds of a lot of people. While we all know...
  • PDC 05 sign up now!

    Quick reminder of PDC 05 in LA California http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/
  • ASP.NET 2.0 webcast series kicking off!

    ASP.NET 2.0 webcast series of 15 webcasts will start on the 4th of August. check out the link below to find out more! http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/essentialaspnet.mspx
  • Technical Rollup Article - July 2005

    Security News WSUS Released Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) delivers core update management infrastructure in Windows with added support for updating Microsoft products, advanced network optimization, flexible update management capabilities...
  • New Technical Rollup articles posted!

    We have updated the site to include the latest technical rollup articles: May's article: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/407236.aspx June's article: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/407241.aspx July's article: http://blogs...
  • Technical Rollup Article - June 2005

    Security Security in Operation: Part Three -- by Jeffrey R. Jones http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=2996807 Read part three of this four-part series on security in operation by Jeffrey R. Jones, Senior Director, Microsoft Security Business and Technology...
  • Technical Rollup Article - May 2005

    Security How Secure Is Your Computer? http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=2771660 Find out now. Get the beta of the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser 2.0. Harmless Hackers? http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=2771661 The biggest threat to your computer security...
  • IIS debugging week on Microsoft.com

    Great webcast on the new debugging tools for IIS from the project manager who created the tools. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032268596...
  • RSS feed for IIS web casts

    The RSS feed for live web casts http://www.microsoft.com/communities/rss.aspx?&Title=Live+Webcasts&RssTitle=Microsoft+Live+Webcasts+%3a+IT+Professionals&CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&WebNewsURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.microsoft.com%2fevents%2fEventDetails...
  • IIS 6.0 Support home page

    I found this Support home page for IIS 6.0 really useful. It lists the most recently released KB articles; and categorises them into 3 sections: How To's Fixes Troubleshooting guides It also links off to the Solution centre and contains links to...
  • Linux at Microsoft...

    I was going to post this in the previous post but looking at some of the stats this video has generated, I felt it needed it's own posting. http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=64981 ....Charles Torre sits down with Martin Taylor and Bill...
  • The Next version of ASP.NET and Visual Studio

    I know this content is a little old but the ramp up on the next version of ASP.NET and visual studio is increasing. There is an excellent video up on channel9.msdn.com http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=54959 by Scott Guthrie where he demo...
  • Technical Rollup Article - April 2005

    Security In the last 6 months, nearly 5,000 laptops were left in London taxis. A cabbie told Matthew Stibbe what else people forget, and we show you how to keep working even if your laptop goes missing. http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=2280934 VIDEO: HOW...
  • Technical Rollup Article - March 2005

    Here is the March 2005 article: Security Automatic Update and Windows Update's temporary blocking mechanism http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=2225174 We would like to alert you to the impending April 12, 2005 deadline for the Automatic Update and Windows...
  • New Technical Rollup article section

    Check out our new Article section. We have started to put technical rollup articles on our blog in the article section: http://blogs.technet.com/dssinternet/articles/category/10036.aspx The sort of information collected falls in the category of whitepapers...
  • Technical Rollup Article - February 2005

    February 2005 Article Security: Windows AntiSpyware (Beta) is a security technology that helps protect Windows users from spyware and other potentially unwanted software. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=321cd7a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd...
  • Technical Rollup Article - January 2005

    Continuing the theme here is the January 2005 article: Security Spyware, online fraud, and child safety online are among the key security topics concerning PC users today. On Tuesday, December 14, we launched the revised security at Home Website ( http...