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Michael J. Murphy's WebLog
Vista Defends Against Rootkits
Sunday, May 25, 2008 5:00 AM PDT Love or hate its nagging prompts, Vista 's Account Control feature (UAC) has a security feature that marks it out from any other type of Windows security programme -- it can spot rootkits before they install. This is one finding buried in a report published in...
3 Jun 2008
Vista More Secure than OS X????
Vista is getting some good press on security: J http://news.softpedia.com/news/Windows-Vista-More-Secure-than-Mac-OS-X-49487.shtml
16 Mar 2007
Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Host TechNet!
Next week I will be in Pittsburgh on Tuesday and Philly on Thursday with *FREE* live TechNet Events. Come on out for great conversation around Windows Vista, LongHorn Server and the ForeFront security products. I guarantee you will get a wealth of bleeding edge technical information, you'll have a...
20 Apr 2007
NY Enterprise Windows Users Group Meets Thursday 2/5
Message from edwin Woo, President of teh NYeWin group: This month’s meeting presenter Hank Voight is no stranger to our group. A few years back, when Hank was a Microsoft employee and part of the “Unix Men” Team, he presented the Windows Unix utility to our group. Now Hank has his own company and...
2 Feb 2009
TECHbash 2008 "Don't Miss It!" Since its inception in 2005, TECHbash has evolved into the premier technology conference in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join an estimated 300 Developers, IT Professionals, CIO’s and Industry Experts from Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and host-state, Pennsylvania...
23 Apr 2008
TechNet Webcast: Technical Overview of Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008
Join me for a discussion of read-only domain controllers (RODC) and role-specific servers in Windows Server 2008. I’ll also be discussing Server Core and Group Policy functionality in Windows Server 2008 at 2:30 eastern time tomorrow. Date/Time : 7/9/2007 11:30:00 AM PACIFIC Attendee Registration...
9 Jul 2007
Out of Band Security Update
Sorry, everybody, I was on vacation yesterday--Knoebel's--fun food and fantasy! But seriously--dig it: http://www.microsoft.com/security/updates/bulletins/200907_oob.aspx Microsoft out-of-band security updates: July 28, 2009 Microsoft released 2 security updates on July 28, 2009. ...
30 Jul 2009
Windows Vista SP1 Released to TechNet And MSDN download centers
SP1 for Windows Vista has been published to the MSDN/TechNet sites and will be visible as soon as the servers propagate. Available as of this writing on TN at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089.aspx .
14 Feb 2008
Super Laptop Deal--Vista premium--$398!!!!
http://www.checkoutblog.com/entries/2008/7/17/saving_you_some_money.aspx All I can say is WOW! Thursday, July 17 at 10:53 AM | Posted by: Ryan , Wal-Mart Category: Gadgets One of the coolest parts of my job is working with suppliers to bring you all great deals...
18 Jul 2008
Windows Server 2008 Launch registration Live!
Visual Studio 2008, SQL 2008 and Windows Server 2008 NYC Launch Event is opened for registration. http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/default.mspx
11 Jan 2008
dot NET Valley Meets Wed March 19th
.NET Valley Live! Add this event to your calendar Location: At Luzerne County Community College Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM This event will begin at 5:30pm in room 712 in building 7. Be sure to register for each session in this event by clicking the register button...
10 Mar 2008
I'm finishing supper at Friendly's in Bernardsville, hoping that 287 has eased up a little in the last hour. On my way to beautiful Edison to talk about Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Forefront. Join me! Tomorrow's TechNet event in Edison, NJ is at the Menlo Park Mall which is easy enough...
24 May 2007
Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 14 Virtual Launch Event Sept 29th
Get Ready for The New Efficiency September 29th, 2009 Attend the New Efficiency virtual event and see how innovations in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Microsoft Forefront offer familiar, integrated solutions that help you simplify management...
28 Aug 2009
TechBash T minus one Week! May 19th
Last year, the dot NET Valley hosted its first TechBash, an all day conference of technology professionals dedicated to a deep examination of bleeding edge technology. This year is no different—only we’ll be bigger and better. I just got off the phone with Michele from Starbuck’s Dickson City, they are...
11 May 2007
TS2 Event in Dunmore, PA
Event ID: 1032377064 Register Online Thursday, June 19, 2008 1:00 PM - Thursday, June 19, 2008 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 12:00 PM Holiday Inn Scranton East (Dunmore) 200 Tigue St Dunmore Pennsylvania 18512-2652 United States...
6 Jun 2008
Windows 7 RC Available 5/5
From the Windows Blog: There certainly has been a lot of discussion about Windows 7 in the last few weeks. A lot of folks want to know when they can get their hands on the official RC, when we are going to RTM, and what I had for breakfast. I’m pleased to share that the RC is on track for April...
27 Apr 2009
SQL 2008 Training Available
you can now attend a free e-learning on SQL Server 2008 at this URL : https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/courseDetail.aspx?courseId=78337 Title: Clinic 7045: What's New in Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2008 Course Type: Self-paced Course Available Offline: Yes...
28 Jun 2007
NYC Enterprise Windows Group Meets Tomorrow
I saw this session (or something very much like it) at an AngelBeat Conference last year. I would highly recommend attending for anyone responsible for the deployment or management of desktops. Great stuff is coming from Intel, HP and Microsoft to fully leverage the virtualization advances in the chips...
3 Jan 2007
WOW! I am just getting ready to head down to LCCC to help Jason get setup for tomorrow. Since Ron Batizek's article ran yesterday in the Times Leader, http://www.timesleader.com/business/20070517_17_TECHBASH_BIZ_ART.html , our registartion has jumped to the point where we will soon be at capacity...
18 May 2007
Boston Area Windows User Group Training Event April 11th
Windows Server 2008 Training Event - Friday April 11th 2008 at Microsoft Waltham, MA (201 Jones Road, 6th Floor) Registration and Payment information is at the bottom of this page. http://www.windowsboston.com/windows_server_2008_training.htm Join us for an unforgettable day of Windows...
10 Mar 2008
NYeWin this Thursday Jan 3rd
The New York Enterprise Windows User Group of NYPC Present Symantec Early Warning Services and Endpoint Protection by Marlyne Nelson-Zehner and Charles Moore, Symantec Thursday, January 3, 2008 Agenda: 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm Check In 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Event Sponsor Presentation...
2 Jan 2008
I Never Thought I'd Be on Facebook, but....
About Us | News | Events | Event Locations | Speakers | Sponsors | Feedback Join the .NET Valley Facebook Community The .NET Valley community is constantly looking for ways to reach out to the members of the group. Realizing that many group members can benefit from a community-based peer...
13 Sep 2007
Microsoft Across America Comes to Princeton
Helllllllloooooo New Jersey!!!!! Tomorrow at the Market Fair Theaters on Route 1 in Princeton, Microsoft Across America will be bringing the latest in cutting edge technology to our customers. Join me for a discussion of Reliability and Security Improvements in Windows Vista, a look at Windows Server...
18 Jun 2007
Agenda for TechDay June 2nd (addendum)
Afternoon Breakout Sessions 12:00 P.M Breakout Sessions Session A – Imperial Room Hands-on Training Topic: Microsoft Exchange Hosting by Keith Keeler, Northeast & Mid-Atlantic, Exchange Hosted Services Session B – Radio City RM 6042 Topic: Office Business Development by Bill Zack...
30 May 2007
Security User group Starting in NYC
The National Information Security Group (NAISG, http://www.naisg.org ). is starting a NYC chapter, due to have its kickoff meeting this coming Monday evening at the Microsoft/Manhattan office. Details can be found here: http://nyc.naisg.org .
13 Jan 2008
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