Network Access Protection (NAP)

Latest news from the Network Access Protection (NAP) team at Microsoft.

May, 2008

  • NAP has a new face

    No, not a picture of my head, as cool as that would be! :-> We finally have our own website (in addition to the TechNet content of course). It has a cool spinning graphic of some of our early NAP adopters from around the globe . Check it out and...
  • The World on {NAP}

    In case you haven’t noticed, { NAP } is being deployed across the globe! It is an exciting time with Windows Server 2008, Vista and XP SP3 NAP released and available to the world. Check out the great things 13 of our customers are saying below. ...
  • ProCurve Networking by HP Strengthens Network Security Through Integration with Microsoft NAP Technology

    A great NAP Partner of ours, ProCurve Networking , recently announced even greater support of NAP in their suite of products. I am posting the meat of the announcement below. I hope to get a personal demo of this soon and get some video of it up on the...
  • FCS + NAP Update

    The fine folks over at the Solution Accelerators team are making GREAT progress on the Forefront Client Security 1.0 NAP integration (FCS NAP). Check out their latest here . This product extension to FCS/NAP should be shipping publicly very soon! Very...
  • The Cable Guy Troubleshooting NAP Enforcement

    The Cable Guy, Mr. Joseph Davies , wrote a great article in the April issue of TechNet magazine - Troubleshooting NAP Enforcement . I just recently created a new tag on this blog to highlight the troubleshooting posts we’ve had so far. I hope to post...
  • NAP Showcases Microsoft Interoperability

    I’d like to welcome a new guest blogger to the NAP Blog – Chris Edson. Chris is a senior engineer on NAP, and a huge resource to the team. If you have met him, you know what I am talking about. He just returned from his trip down to Las Vegas/Interop...
  • How ‘bout some NAP perspective from the field

    Hello NAP Bloggers! My name is Mark Foust, a Windows Server Networking Technical Specialist working down in Tampa Florida (USA). I wanted to share a bit of my perspective on the world of { NAP } . 7 things you may not have considered about NAP ...
  • Launch date for the FCS + NAP Solution Accelerator Kit Revealed

    In case you have been asleep on the keyboard, Microsoft is releasing a NAP integration kit for Forefront Client Security 1.0 (FCS) . I worked tirelessly (just in case my boss reads this) to make sure it will be a huge success! Frank Simorjay of...
  • Auto-Provision your NAP clients with DNS!

    Well hello. I’m Gavin Carius, an Architect in Microsoft Australia. Jeff has been “inviting” me for some time to write about this cool thing in NAP we call “HRA Discovery” – so here goes my first NAP blog post! A great feature with NAP IPSec enforcement...