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  • Blog Post: Download Antigen 8 for SharePoint Service Pack 1 and Antigen 8 for IM Service Pack 1

    The Forefront Server team announced that Antigen 8 for SharePoint Service Pack 1 and Antigen 8 for IM Service Pack 1 are now available for download. It is important for customers to upgrade to these service pack releases before the AV engine mix is changed on December 1, 2009. Previous builds of the...
  • Blog Post: Latest Security Intelligence Report Shows Resurgence in Worm Attacks

    Review the latest Security Intelligence Report (SIRv7) to find deeper analysis and recommendations based on data input from over 450 million computers worldwide to help you successfully plan and manage protection technologies. More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet Flash newsletter
  • Blog Post: TechNet Simulcast: Forefront Virtual Event

    Day 1: June 23, 2010, 8:00 AM Pacific Time Day 2: June 24, 2010, 8:00 AM Pacific Time You may have already heard about the Secure Messaging , Secure Endpoint , Secure Collaboration , Identity and Access Management, and Information Protection solutions which are a part of Microsoft Forefront’s...
  • Blog Post: December 2009 Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary

    The December 2009 Security Bulletin summary is now available on Technet. For information about how to receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft security bulletins are issued, visit Microsoft Technical Security Notifications . Microsoft is also hosting a webcast to address customer questions...
  • Blog Post: Now Free: 43 Video Sessions from Tech•Ed 2009

    Ever wonder what you missed from Tech·Ed 2009? You can now view 43 of the most popular sessions on TechNet’s new Tech·Ed 2009 Videos page. The sessions are conveniently grouped by topics, including: · Office and SharePoint · Windows Client · Security, Identity and Access · Unified Messaging...
  • Blog Post: Security Advisory: Assessing the risk of IE 0day vulnerability

    The Microsoft security response center has released Microsoft Security Advisory 979352 , alerting customers to limited, sophisticated attacks targeting Internet Explorer 6 customers. Today, samples of that exploit were made publicly available. The Security Research & Defense blog explains that the...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2009

    The September 2009 Security Bulletin is now available. This bulletin summary replaces the bulletin advance notification originally issued September 3, 2009. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification . More to come...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2010

    Get the summary of security bulletins released for January. For information about how to receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft security bulletins are issued, visit Microsoft Technical Security Notifications . Also, check out the webcast Information About Microsoft January Security Bulletins...
  • Blog Post: Protecting mobile workers with Windows 7 security

    The Windows Security Blog features a great high-level look by Paul Cooke at the security features in Windows 7 that help mobile workers access the information they need to be productive. He describes the benefits of Windows 7 support for multiple active firewall policies , which enables PCs to obtain...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft receives Advanced+ rating in AV–Comparatives’ anti-virus test

    The results of AV-Comparatives’ Anti-Virus Comparative test show that Microsoft’s anti-virus offering is one of the best for proactive detection. In the independent test, which measured 16 anti-virus vendors, Microsoft anti-virus received one of only three of Advanced+ ratings. Our detection rate was...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2009

    This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for June 2009. More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet Flash newsletter Follow us on Twitter
  • Blog Post: TechNet ON: Windows Azure Security Essentials

    IT administrators will continue to play an active role in security and risk management, even when leveraging cloud services in a utility fashion. You’ll spend less time on maintenance and have more time to polish policies and best practices for the cloud platform in Windows Azure, which already...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V Security Guide released

    A brand new Solution Accelerator, the Hyper-V Security Guide , provides guidance, instructions, and recommendations to address key security concerns about server virtualization. You’ll learn how to “harden” the Hyper-V server role, delegate virtual machine management and secure machine resources. ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2010

    With the release of the bulletins for February 2010 , this bulletin summary replaces the bulletin advance notification originally issued February 4, 2010. For information about how to receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft security bulletins are issued, visit Microsoft Technical Security...
  • Blog Post: TechNet kicks off new feature series with Cloud Security package

    TechNet has launched the brand new “ TechNet On ” feature series with an in-depth look at securing and deploying applications in the cloud. You’ll find new articles and videos in three tracks, including a background track on the Windows Azure platform, a security track with best practices...
  • Blog Post: Download Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 1

    Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) introduces new features and functionality to Forefront TMG 2010 Standard and Enterprise editions, including enhancements to URL filtering, enhanced branch office support, secure publishing of SharePoint 2010, a new look and...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG) Beta now available

    This beta brings together many remote access technologies, including DirectAccess , SSL VPN, Remote Desktop, Web publishing, etc. under one user/admin experience. That means you can provide access to every type of user from virtually every location while your users get a simple and straightforward experience...
  • Blog Post: Check out the Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

    The Microsoft Security Essentials Beta is now available for download . You’ll get protection against viruses and spyware, including Trojans, worms and other malicious software. And best of all, there are no costs or annoying subscriptions to keep track of. This beta is available only to customers in...
  • Blog Post: Get the Microsoft Security Update Guide and Microsoft Office Visualization Tool

    Want to better understand and use Microsoft security release information, processes, communications, and tools? Download the new Microsoft Security Update Guide for IT professionals, designed to help you manage organizational risk and develop a repeatable, effective deployment mechanism for security...
  • Blog Post: Successfully implement Forefront UAG with new Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guide

    The newly released Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Forefront Unified Access Gateway (Forefront UAG) takes you through the logical three-step planning and design process of selecting the Forefront UAG features required, determining the number of instances, and designing the infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2009

    For details on the security updates check this page . To download the updates directly and manage the updates, proceed to this page . And as always, PC users with Automatic Updates turned on will receive the updates automatically. More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet Flash...
  • Blog Post: Guidance: Help Protect Windows from Conficker

    This page was recently updated with more guidance about Conficker that you can use to protect your systems and with which to recover systems that have been infected. The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) is continually monitoring Conficker and its variants. For the most up-to-date information...
  • Blog Post: Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 RC ready for download

    Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 allows your users to use the Internet without worrying about malware and other threats. It provides multiple protection capabilities including URL filtering, antimalware inspection, intrusion prevention, application- and network-layer firewall, and HTTP/HTTPS...