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  • Blog Post: Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast - November 2009

    The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) holds a monthly webcast to discuss the security bulletins that we released on the second Tuesday of that month. To attend live and ask questions, register at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security .  In this edition, Jerry Bryant and Adrian Stone...
  • Blog Post: Complimentary 1 day Hands on Labs

    Microsoft and DDLS is pleased to offer you this complimentary offer to attend a one day technical Hands-On lab, and experience hands-on the System Center and Forefront technology (valued at $600/day+GST), at a city near you. Forefront Client and Server Security Products Hands on Lab Microsoft System...
  • Blog Post: Dine with Steve Riley in Sydney

    For those who dont know, Steve Riley will be touring Australia during the upcoming Heroes Happen 2008 events .  For those who dont know who Steve is please see below: "Steve is a senior security strategist in Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group. He is a frequent and popular speaker at conferences...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Security and Management Roadshows - Registration open

    Registration for the TechNet Security and Management Roadshows are now open. Its $149 to register, there is content not only from Microsoft but also Industy partners and customers. Plus you can also win 1 of 4 foosball tables for your IT Team. Nice. Click here for more information and registration...
  • Blog Post: October 2009 Security Bulletin Overview

    This is a basic overview of the security bulletins released by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) in October 2009. For bulletin details, please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security or http://www.microsoft.com/security Other resources mentioned in the video: Microsoft Update: http...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) v7

    The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the evolving threat landscape, and addresses such topics as software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software. Volume 7 of the Security Intelligence...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Magazine Online - June 2007

    It's security month again. Learn how User Account Control in Windows Vista protects the machines you manage by limiting the administrator privileges users normally run with. BitLocker Drive Encryption, another Vista feature, adds security as well by providing full volume encryption and the validation...
  • Blog Post: Are you patching today? here is some information on the latest Security Bulletins

    As mentioned in a previous post on the release of our October Security Bulletins. Here is a link to the deployment priority image More information about the October Security Bulletins can be found here .
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Essentials available to small businesses on up to 10 PCs for FREE

    It’s also no secret that most small businesses today do not have a dedicated IT professional on staff to manage their IT resources (which you may recall is why we originally launched the Small Business Specialist Community of partners worldwide). Small business owners and employees are focused on running...
  • Blog Post: Patch Tuesday - Advance Notification Service for the October Security Bulletins

    From The Microsoft Security Response Center blog: Hello - As part of our predictable monthly update process, we have released our Advance Notification Service (ANS) for the October Security Bulletins, which are scheduled for release Tuesday, October 12, 2010. ANS is a service that only Microsoft provides...
  • Blog Post: New Forefront Client Security TechCenter

    We have just released the a new Forefront Client Security TechCenter on TechNet Online. There are some really good resources including: Virtual Labs Webcasts Technical Library Community Resources Forefront Client Security Forums Forefront Client Security Blog Dont know what Forefront...
  • Blog Post: New Forefront Security TechCenters available now

    Some excellent technical resources around Forefront Security can be found at the new TechCenters. Get your hands on the trials today and start testing. Forefront Client Security TechCenter http://www.microsoft.com/technet/clientsecurity/default.mspx Forefront Security for Exchange Server TechCenter http...
  • Blog Post: Help us decide the sessions at the next Microsoft Australia Security Roadshow

    We have set up a online poll to see what you would like hear at our next Microsoft Australia Security Roadshow. Let us know, the top rated sessions will be delivered at the next Roadshow.
  • Blog Post: Vista 6 month vulnerability report - better than XP?

    Good report at Jeff Jones blog http://blogs.csoonline.com/windows_vista_6_month_vulnerability_report For those that only want the executive summary, here is a key chart that shows the publicly disclosed High severity vulnerabilities during the first 90 days of availability, broken down by vulns fixed...
  • Blog Post: Security Track at the heroes happen 2008 roadshow

    We have the Heroes Happen 2008 roadshow touring around the country soon. The roadshow will have technical training on Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. In addition to this we will also have a dedicated track for Security Professionals. The sessions for the Security track are...
  • Blog Post: Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report

    Jeff Jones has released the 1 year vulnerability report for Windows Vista. This paper analyzes the vulnerability disclosures and security updates for the first year of Windows Vista and looks at it in the context of its predecessor, Windows XP, along with other modern workstation operating systems Red...
  • Blog Post: How to become an exceptional security manager

    Good article in Computerworld taking tips from a surgeon's textbook and applying it to IT Security Management. "The number one indicator for above-average medical care was often simply consistency. In the story related on NPR, the author discussed how one doctor was able to have significantly longer...