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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...
28 Oct 2009
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
10 Nov 2009
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...
17 Jun 2010
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...
8 Dec 2009
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...
15 Apr 2010
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...
18 Jan 2010
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...
9 Sep 2009
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...
13 Jan 2010
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...
22 Apr 2009
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...
15 Jun 2009
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
10 Jun 2009
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...
23 Feb 2011
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. ...
4 Apr 2009
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...
9 Feb 2010
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...
15 Jun 2010
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...
29 Jun 2010
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...
16 Jul 2009
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...
23 Jun 2009
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...
27 Jul 2009
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...
17 Dec 2009
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...
15 Apr 2009
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...
31 Mar 2009
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...
12 Oct 2009
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