Forefront Team Blog

News, updates and insights about enterprise identity and security solutions.

May, 2010

  • Video: Active Directory Federation Services 2.0

    From Vittorio Bertocci on Channel 9 : Today [yesterday] we are announcing the general availability of Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (ADFS 2.0). In this lightning-fast video, Stuart Kwan, Group Program Manager for the Identity and Security Division...
  • The 5 Steps to More Secure Collaboration

    Today we released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint and Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 , which makes it a good time to talk about secure business collaboration. It is clear that collaboration drives the modern enterprise. Sharing documents...
  • "Twitterview" with Dark Reading tomorrow, May 6, 2:30 pm EST

    Tomorrow at 2:30 pm Eastern time, tune in via Twitter to see Kelly Higgins of Dark Reading interview JG Chirapuarth, senior director of the Microsoft Identity and Security Business Group. You can follow the discussion at either the Dark Reading or Forefront...
  • Video: Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

    From David Tesar at TechNet Edge: Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) has been released so I talked with Noreen, program manager for FPSP, who demoed some of the new capabilities. She answers why you would need protection for SharePoint if...
  • Issuing information cards with AD FS 2.0: Community Technology Review released

    Microsoft has released the Information Card Issuance Community Technical Preview (CTP.) This will enable IT administrators to easily issue information cards via Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 , giving end users a more flexible and secure means...
  • Microsoft wins awards at the European Identity Conference 2010

    From the Microsoft identity blog: In the category “Best Innovation”, the European Identity Award went to Microsoft for U-Prove . The U-Prove technology, which enables minimal disclosure of identity-related information is considered to be a pioneering...
  • Video: Secure Collaboration at Del Monte Foods

    Watch a video from the Office-SharePoint 2010 launch site about how Del Monte uses Forefront to secure its collaboration environments – including comments from Forrester senior analyst Andrew Chiquith. (Click here or on the image below for the video....