[May 25, 2005] Get More from Windows XP SP2: Configure Windows to Connect to a Network

Part III: Configure Windows to Connect to a Network


Start Time:   Wednesday, May 25, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Wednesday, May 25, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description
Products: Windows
Recommended Audience: Business Decision Maker
Language: English-American


Description:   
Get more from Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (SP2). Windows XP Professional gives your small business the dependability you need to get more done with less effort.  With improved networking tools, advanced security settings and recovery options, it sets a new standard for a foundation you can count on.  This first webcast will show you how to connect to a network and provide you with the essentials you need to keep your network up and running.


Presenters:
Chris Smith, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Greg Randall, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation

[May 23, 2005] Get More from Windows XP SP2: Maintaining Your Windows XP Desktop

Part IIMaintaining Your Windows XP Desktop


Start Time:   Monday, May 23, 2005 9:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Monday, May 23, 2005 10:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description
Products: Windows
Recommended Audience: Business Decision Maker
Language: English-American


Description:   
You have learned about networking and recovery options in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), now we will show you how to maintain your Windows desktop. This webcast will show you how to set up your Windows desktop for easy and quick reboots using the hibernation feature, and how to protect your files during a power outage.


Presenter: Ed Faulkner, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation

[May 11, 2005] Get More from Windows XP SP2: Automated System Recovery and Backup

Event Description  
Products: Windows
Recommended Audience: Business Decision Maker
Language: English-American


Part IAutomated System Recovery and Backup


Start Time:   Wednesday, May 11, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Wednesday, May 11, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Description:   
Previously we discussed how to connect a network and other network essentials you need for your small business.  This webcast will continue with some of the tools Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) provides for recovery options.  We will create system recovery points and establish backup policies that will help protect your data. We also discuss the automated system recovery and Windows backup tools built into Windows XP. 


Presenters:
Greg Boyd, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Neketa Argrow, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation

[May 11, 2005] Information about Microsoft’s May Security Bulletins

Start Time:   Wednesday, May 11, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Wednesday, May 11, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description  
Products: Security
Recommended Audience: IT Professional
Language: English-American
Description:   
On May 10th, Microsoft will release its monthly security bulletins. Join this webcast for a brief overview of the technical details of these May security bulletins.  We will provide you the opportunity to raise questions and concerns about the security bulletins. A majority of the session will be devoted to addressing questions and providing answers from our security experts.


Presenters:
Christopher Budd, CISM, CISSP/Security Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Debby Fry Wilson, Director/Security Response Marketing, Microsoft Corporation


TechNet Webcast

[May 4, 2005] Windows Genuine Advantage: Take Advantage of Special Offers from Microsoft!

Start Time:   Wednesday, May 04, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Wednesday, May 04, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description  
Products: Windows
Recommended Audience: Business Decision Maker.
Language: English-American
Description:   


Users of genuine Microsoft Windows XP operating systems are invited to take advantage of special offers from Microsoft. Not sure if you are using genuine Windows? We’ll show you how to find out. Join us for this 60-minute webcast and learn the advantages of using genuine software!


Presenter: Mike Powell, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation


Small Business Webcast

[May 2, 2005] A Conversation with Microsoft’s CIO Ron Markezich: Security

Start Time:   Monday, May 02, 2005 10:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Monday, May 02, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description  
Products: Security
Recommended Audience: Technology Decision Maker.
Language: English-American
Description:   
Join Ron Markezich, CIO of Microsoft IT, and his guest Richard Langford, CIO of Movie Gallery, for this Webcast examining how Microsoft uses a risk assessment plan to design security for its network exterior and interior. Learn how the company enhances security through innovative processes and tools such as IPSec, smart cards, quarantine, and patch management in conjunction with a compliance management strategy to embody trustworthy computing.


Presenter:  Ron Markezich, CIO Microsoft IT, Microsoft Corporation & Richard Langford, CIO, Movie Gallery


Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast

[April 29, 2005] Defense-in-Depth Against Malicious Software

Start Time:   Friday, April 29, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  
End Time:   Friday, April 29, 2005 12:30 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Event Description 
Products: Security
Recommended Audience: IT Professional.
Language: English-American
Description:  
Malicious software has become increasingly advanced; worms and viruses can propagate more quickly and evade detection more effectively. This session describes how a defense-in-depth approach to antivirus solution design can help protect various components of a computing infrastructure from malicious software attacks, including client computers, servers and networking devices. This webcast also covers implementing an effective outbreak control and recovery plan and identifying, containing and remedying the effects of malicious software. 


Presenter: Michael Murphy, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation


TechNet Webcast

(For Home Users) Antispyware Edition of Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005 Beta

Symantec Releases Public Beta Version Of Its Comprehensive Spyware Solution For Home Users


Users can download the free public beta version of Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition from https://www-secure.symantec.com/public_beta/.  All beta testers should report their bugs or issues to NISConsumerBeta@Symantec.com


The Beta is available for Windows 2000 and Windows XP only and will expire on June 1st, 2005.


Note: It is not a standalone anti-spyware product.  This anti-spyware application of Symantec includes the firewall, intrusion prevention, privacy protection, virus protection, spam filtering, and content filtering features.  All in one protection for users who prefer internet security suite.  This is beta product (under development which likely to contain bugs) so use only if you want to test.