Discover the Future of Security Baseline Management - Download Microsoft Security Compliance Manager http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726912
Want an easy way to plan, deploy, operate, and manage your security baselines for the most widely-used Microsoft technologies? Download the latest evolution of the Security Compliance Management (SCM) Toolkit and take advantage of centralized management, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to better balance your organizations needs for security and functionality.
Microsoft Security Response Center Now on Twitter http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726913
In order to more quickly deliver information on emerging security issues affecting Microsoft customers, the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team has launched an official Twitter channel. Follow us @MSFTSecResponse.
Get Quick Access to Technical Resources with the Microsoft Desktop Player http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726914
The Microsoft Desktop player allows you to access technical security content (videos, webcasts, podcasts, guidance, etc.)-plus links to security resources such as Microsoft IT Evangelist or Developer Evangelist, training opportunities, and user groups in your area-all directly from your desktop. Download an offline version or view the player online.
Microsoft offers free tools to help you educate your end users and add another layer of defense for your network.
The Internet Safety Toolkit can help you teach employees how to protect company information, customer information, and their own personal information. http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726910
The Microsoft Security Awareness Toolkit provides actionable guidance, sample training materials, and templates to help you create a security awareness program for your organization. http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9669820
Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April, 2010
Microsoft Product Lifecycle Information
Find information about your particular products on the Microsoft Product Lifecycle http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12355452&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474 Web site.
See a list of supported service packs http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12355453&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474: Microsoft provides free software updates for security and non-security issues for all supported service packs
Security Bulletin Overview for April 2010 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683067
Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) Blog Post http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683068
Windows Media Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683069
Windows Media Audio (WMA) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683070
iPod Video (MP4) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683071
MP3 Audio http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683072
High Quality WMV (2.5 Mbps) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9683073
Zune Video (WMV) http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726920
Video Summary: Out-of-Band Security Bulletin Release March 2010 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726921
MS10-018 , released out-of-band on March 30th due to increases in attacks against Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7 using the vulnerability discussed in http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726922
Forefront TMG and ISA Server
Forefront Edge Security TechCenter
Please note that if you have feedback on documentation or wish to request new documents - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Forefront Edge Security Community
Forefront TMG (ISA Server) Product Team Blog
The ISA Server Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
How to Validate NIS Signature State
ActiveSync clients are unable to authenticate with ISA Server/Forefront TMG using SecurID
Updated and New Tales From the Edge Articles
Forefront Unified Access Gateway & Intelligent Application Gateway 2007
Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 Technical Resources
For comments, feedback, and requests, contact the Forefront UAG User Assistance team at email@example.com
Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product Team Blog
The UAG Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/edgeaccessblog) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
An unknown error occurred while processing the certificate
Powerful but not-so-obvious benefits of DirectAccess “manage-out” capabilities
Basic troubleshooting steps for UAG DirectAccess
How to publish RemoteApp applications successfully with UAG
Forefront UAG and ADFS: Better together
SAP NetWeaver Portal publishing with single sign-on
Deep dive into UAG DirectAccess (Certificate Enrollment)
Security Tip of the Month: Self-Service Identity Management with Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) 2010 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726915
Learn how to use FIM 2010 to facilitate self-service password resets and group management with this quick, step-by-step tutorial from IT Content Architect Alan Le Marquand.
FIM 2010 Capacity Planning Guide http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726916
Start preparing for FIM 2010 deployment with this overview of the various factors that affect capacity, topology, and performance.
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Version 5.0 http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726917
Version 5.0 of the Microsoft SDL process guidance is now available for download. The new version offers added security requirements and recommendations for secure software development at Microsoft as well as SDL guidance for Waterfall and Spiral Development, Agile development, Web applications and line of business applications.
Free Security Tools and Guidance for Managers http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726911
Whether your company already has a solid security strategy in place, or needs guidance to get started, quickly access the tools and resources that can help. We've gathered a wide variety of valuable information you can use to understand the current threat landscape; speed up the development of internal security awareness and training programs; and ensure your IT and developer staff have the information they need to help manage your risk.
Microsoft IT Showcase: How Microsoft IT Does Security http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726918
Explore early adopter experiences, best practices, and lessons learned from Microsoft's own deployments of security solutions within its global enterprise. By leveraging our best practices, you can make decisions about how best to plan for, deploy, and manage Microsoft solutions in your own environment.
Video: Internet Explorer Security Talk http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726919
Explore the world of browser and Internet Explorer security from out-of-the-box security features to new options for privacy protection.
Security Considerations with Forefront Edge Virtual Deployments http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc891502.aspx
Considerations when using antivirus software on FF Edge Products http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc707727.aspx
Understanding the Re-Injection Mechanism Improvement on Forefront TMG http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff432667.aspx
Network Monitor 3.3 RWS Parser Basics, Part 1: Introduction to RWS Protocol Analysis http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff423691.aspx
Network Monitor 3.3 RWS Parser Basics, Part 2: Observing single-connection HTTP traffic http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff536096.aspx
Network Monitor 3.3 RWS Parser Basics, Part 3: Observing single-connection DNS traffic http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff628788.aspx
Security Compliance Management Toolkit Series
This toolkit series provides IT professionals with an end-to-end solution to help them plan, deploy, and monitor security baselines of Windows® operating systems and 2007 Microsoft® Office applications. The series was updated to include new security baselines for Windows® 7, BitLocker™ Drive Encryption, and Windows® Internet Explorer® 8.
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) - Version 5.0
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Process Guidance - Version 5.0
Microsoft Compliance Framework for Online Services
Windows 7 Walkthrough: AppLocker
Learn how you can realize the security, operational, and compliance benefits of application standardization by using AppLocker.
Microsoft SDL Optimization Model
The Microsoft SDL Optimization Model is designed to help development managers and IT policy-makers adopt the Microsoft SDL to reduce customer risk.
Spam Filter Quick Card: Using Your Quarantine Mailbox_QuarantineOnly
This 5-page Word document will help you get started with the Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Quarantine feature.
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager
The Microsoft Security Compliance Manager provides centralized security baseline management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely used Microsoft technologies.
Spam Filter Quick Card: Using Your Quarantine Mailbox_HTMLOnly
Application Privacy Assessment
A questionnaire to help organizations evaluate and improve their privacy and security best practices.
Activation in Disconnected Environments Using VAMT 2.0
The Volume Activation Management Tool, or VAMT, is a free tool to help administrators perform many tasks related to Windows product activation, including activation in disconnected environments.
Reporting Activation Information Using VAMT 2.0
The Volume Activation Management Tool, or VAMT, is a free tool to help administrators track and report activation data for Windows operating systems.
Manage Product Keys Using VAMT 2.0
The Volume Activation Management Tool, or VAMT, is a free tool to help administrators perform many tasks related to Windows product activation, including product key management.
Product Activation Using VAMT 2.0
The Volume Activation Management Tool, or VAMT, is a free tool to help administrators perform Windows product activation. This document covers how to use VAMT 2.0 to perform Windows client and Windows Server product activation.
Volume Activation of Microsoft Office 2010
Describes and illustrates how to manage Office 2010 Volume Activation methods: Multiple Activation Key (MAK) and Key Management System (KMS).
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) - Version 4.1a
Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Process Guidance - Version 4.1a
Microsoft Makes Regulatory Compliance Easier for Everyone
Update for Forefront TMG 2010 (KB 980674)
VPN site-to-site connections may not work after enabling NLB.
AD LDS for Windows Vista
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) provides directory services for directory-enabled application. This download pertains to AD LDS for Windows Vista operating system.
Group Policy settings reference for Microsoft Office 2010
Provides information about the new and removed Group Policy settings and Office Customization Tool (OCT) settings for Office 2010.
Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2010] (KB905866)
Install this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may contain phishing content.
Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [April 2010] (KB905866)
Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)
This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
Microsoft® Windows® Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830) x64
April 2010 Security Release ISO Image
This DVD5 ISO image file contains the security updates for Windows released on Windows Update on April 13th, 2010.
Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB981433)
This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.
Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB981432)
This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.
Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Update 1
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Update 1 is an update to Forefront UAG that provides a number of functionality updates and other improvements.
SuperFlow for Troubleshooting Forefront TMG Installation
The SuperFlow interactive content model provides a structured and interactive interface for viewing documentation. Each SuperFlow includes comprehensive information about a specific dataflow, workflow, or process. Depending on the focus of the SuperFlow, you will find overview information, steps that include detailed information, procedures, sample log entries, best practices, real-world scenarios, troubleshooting information, security information, animations, or other information. Each SuperFlow also includes links to relevant resources, such as Web sites or local files that are copied to your computer when you install the SuperFlow. This SuperFlow provides information that helps you to troubleshoot Forefront TMG installation issues.
Microsoft SDL – Developer Starter Kit http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12486214&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474
Security Awareness Materials http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12486215&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474
Guidance, samples, and templates for creating a security-awareness program in your organization.
Learn Security On the Job http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12486216&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474
Learning Paths for Security - Microsoft Training References and Resources http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=12486217&s1=68628015-2ccc-cbc7-31b9-0e76c3415474
Security Webcast Calendar http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=37910
Find security webcasts listed in an easy-to-use calendar format.
Upcoming Security Webcasts
Register for the following Webcasts on the link above
MSDN Webcast: Security Talk: Security Best Practices for Design and Deployment on Windows Azure (Level 200)
Thursday, April 29, 2010 1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. Pacific Time
TechNet Webcast: Deploying a PKI Solution with Active Directory Certificate Services (Level 200)
Thursday, April 29, 2010 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Pacific Time
On-Demand Security Webcasts
Visit TechNet Spotlight: www.microsoft.com/technetspotlight
Video on Demand, Video Downloads, PowerPoint Presentations, Audio and more
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, Medium Business Edition & Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard, ISA Server 2006
An IPsec VPN site-to-site tunnel or a PPTP VPN site-to-site tunnel does not work if you enable integrated NLB on a Forefront TMG 2010 array
The Firewall service may not start or integrated NLB fails when you enable 802.1Q VLAN tagging or teaming on a server that is running ISA Server