Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

April, 2007

  • Windows Server Longhorn: Beta 3 Download Available!

    Hi folks, Beta 3 is here! Woo Hoo! Michael and I have been touring around the place for about the last month or so talking about "Longhorn" and we have been eagerly awaiting the release of Beta 3. Well it's finally here. You can download Beta 3 from here...
  • SWIUG Special Meeting next week

    Hi Folks, Next week on Tuesday April 24th @ 6:00PM we are having a special meeting of the Sydney Windows Infrastructure Group . Steve Riley is in town for the Security and Management Seminars and has agreed to come and talk to the group on a special topic...
  • New User Group: Microsoft Security Interchange

    Hi Folks, One of our security guys in Melbourne; Jamie Sharp is starting a new user group focused on Security. They are having their inaugral meeting next Monday night after the Melbourne leg of the Security and Management Seminars. Should be a good night...
  • BIG Invite: May User Group Meeting

    Hi there folks, The Brisbane Infrastructure Group is having their next meeting on May 1st 2007 . I'll be there along with a colleague of mine; Daniel Pearson who will be doing a session on "Demystifying Debugging of the Windows Platform" . Daniel did...
  • Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PC's

    Your Laptop Data Is potentially at risk! You've seen the headlines. Mobile PCs are easy targets for theft. And news stories are appearing with increasing regularity about companies whose employees have either misplaced their mobile PCs, or had them stolen...
  • Topics for next Technet Update

    Hi folks, Michael and I are planning on doing another Technet Update event throughout June this year and wanted to get your feedback on what sessions you would like. We are going to focus on "Longhorn Server" and 2 specific topics. We have the following...
  • Security User Group in Sydney?

    Hi folks, In a previous post I talked about a new Security group that has been started in Melbourne called the Security Interchange. Rocky Heckman is also starting a Security User Group in Canberra so I wanted to gauge community interest in starting up...
  • Security and Management Seminars: Shirts Available

    Hi folks, We are making a special offer available to all User Groups in Australia. We are offering 2 Polo shirts to each user group as an incentive to get members to come along to the Security and Management Seminars! Sorry for the shameless bribery plug...
  • TechNet Update Event: More Resources Available

    Hi folks, Well I've finished my TechNet Update events for this round and thought I would post additional information that was requested by many of you. First of all please let me know what you thought of the event. Many of you were after the slides from...
  • Technet Update - Brisbane

    Hi folks, Well I'm on my way to the Technet Update in Brisbane this afternoon. It should be a good session. By the looks of things registration for this event has been closed which means interest is really high for the event. Brisbane is always good at...
  • Tech.ed 2007: Registration Site Now Live!

    Hi folks, Well it's that time of year again! Time to register for Tech.ed 2007 Australia . This year we are heading back to the Gold Coast and the agenda is shaping up to be a good one this year. The event itself takes place from August 7-10 . Early bird...
  • Security Bulletin: April Update

    Hi folks, Please see below the details for this months security bulletin release. New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing the following security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities: Bulletin Number Maximum Severity Affected Products Impact...