Released last December, TMG is the next generation of Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006. It is a secure web gateway that allows employees to safely and productively use the Internet without worrying about malware and other threats. TMG provides multiple layers of continuously updated protections against the latest Web-based threats, including URL filtering, antimalware inspection, and intrusion prevention. Enhancements in TMG Service Pack 1 (Available for download here):
Improved reporting features
Enhancements to URL filtering
Enhanced branch office support
Support for publishing SharePoint 2010
There are some great opportunities coming up this month to learn about Forefront solutions.
TechNet Simulcast: Forefront Virtual Event https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032454002&Culture=en-US
Register for the Forefront Virtual event on June 23rd and 24th to hear from the product team, ask questions and see great technical demos on FEP, FIM, TMG, UAG, FPSP, FPE, FOPE, and ADRMS + Exchange.
6/28/2010 11:00:00 AM -Deploying a Microsoft Identity and Access Management Solution (Level 300)
6/30/2010 8:00AM Best Practices for Deploying a Microsoft Secure Collaboration Solution (Level 300)
6/22/2010 12:00PM Using a Microsoft Information Protection Solution with RSA Data Loss Prevention
6/22/2010 9:00:00 AM - TechNet Webcast: Deployment Best Practices for Information Protection
6/16/2010 10:00:00 AM - Enabling Secure Messaging – FOPE Deployment Best Practices
Below is a FOPE admin screencast by Micah Lanasa on TechNet Edge. And here you can read about how the International Speedway Corp, which promotes the DAYTONA 500 and other motorsports events, saved $120,000 using FOPE to protect its vital messaging system.
Forefront Online Protection for Exchange is a hosted service that provides a layer of protection to actively help protect inbound and outbound e-mail from spam, viruses, phishing scams, and e-mail policy violations. In this video series I’ll walk you through the Administration Center, which is the service management site for Forefront Online Protection for Exchange.
In this first video I’ll highlight some of the features and tools in the Information tab and the Company subtab. To continue learning about FOPE Administration, watch the next video in the series Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: Administration Center 102.