[April 27, 2005] Security Risk Management

Start Time: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 9:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) End Time: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 10:30 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Description Products: Security Recommended Audience: IT Professional. Language: English-American Description: When establishing security for your network, you must take risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, and implementation of security countermeasures into account. The Security Risk Management Guide, designed by Microsoft, can help your organization establish the ongoing process of security risk management. This 90-minute webcast presents a qualitative approach to risk management, tying in best practices from both the industry as well as … Continue reading [April 27, 2005] Security Risk Management

[April 20, 2005] Security? Why Do I Need It?

Start Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) End Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Description Products: Security Recommended Audience: Business Decision Maker. Language: English-American Description: Security is everyone’s business. It doesn’t just involve protecting proprietary data; security also includes safeguarding your network from down-time due to malicious attacks or software. Use your company’s resources to build your business not rebuild your servers. During this free webcast learn how to use the Microsoft Small Business Security Guidance Center to secure your computer or network and find … Continue reading [April 20, 2005] Security? Why Do I Need It?

[April 20, 2005] Threat Mitigation for Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0

Start Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 9:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) End Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 10:30 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada Event Description Products: Windows. Recommended Audience: IT Professional. Language: English-American Description: While migration to a newer platform is recommended, many customers have key business applications that will only run on legacy operating systems. This session offers prescriptive information and test plans for hardening legacy Windows clients and servers, with the goal of reducing the security risk factors for Windows NT and Windows 98 systems as much as possible. We also provide guidance … Continue reading [April 20, 2005] Threat Mitigation for Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0

[April 19, 2005] Security360 with Mike Nash: E-mail Security, It’s More Than Filtering

Start Time: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 9:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) End Time: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Description Products: Exchange Server. Recommended Audience: Technology Decision Maker. Language: English-American Description: Reducing the amount of spam clogging e-mail systems is top-of-mind. However, e-mail security is not just about preventing unsolicited messages; it is also about protecting the digital information assets you send through e-mail. On this month’s Security360, guest host Amy Roberts, director of product management in Microsoft’s Security Business and Technology Unit, will discuss with industry experts the whole … Continue reading [April 19, 2005] Security360 with Mike Nash: E-mail Security, It’s More Than Filtering

[April 13, 2005] – Information about Microsoft’s April Security Bulletins

Start Time:  Wednesday, April 13, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  End Time:  Wednesday, April 13, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Description  Products: Security. Recommended Audience: IT Professional. Language: English-American Description:  On April 12th, Microsoft will release its monthly security bulletins. Join this webcast for a brief overview of the technical details of these April security bulletins.  This webcast will provide you the opportunity to raise your questions and concerns about the security bulletins. A majority of the session will be devoted to addressing your questions and providing answers from our security … Continue reading [April 13, 2005] – Information about Microsoft’s April Security Bulletins

[April 05, 2005] – “Ask The IT Security Experts” Series: Building Security Training and Awareness

Start Time:  Tuesday, April 05, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  End Time:  Tuesday, April 05, 2005 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)    Event Description   Products: Security. Recommended Audience: IT Professional. Language: English-American  Description:   Experts often talk about the importance and need for security training, but few actually talk about how to do it. Join us for this webcast as we bring together some of the sharpest security-focused Microsoft IT professionals to provide expert answers to your questions about Building Security Training and Awareness. This webcast presents proven, and slightly unconventional, methods of training … Continue reading [April 05, 2005] – “Ask The IT Security Experts” Series: Building Security Training and Awareness

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

Start Time:   Tuesday, March 29, 2005 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)  End Time:   Tuesday, March 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 … Continue reading [March 29, 2005] – Defense-in-Depth Against Malicious Software

Mozilla Browsers OnFire

Mozilla Browsers OnFire (Firescrolling, Fireflashing, Firetabbing, Firedragging) Mozilla’s web browsers contains multiple vulnerabilities of “Firescrolling”, “Fireflashing”, “Firetabbing” and “Firedragging”. These vulnerabilities allow web sites to steal information from the user sessions and cookies to execute arbitrary code, install malicious XUL plugins and change configuration of Firefox. Vulnerable Systems: * Mozilla Firefox version 1.0 * Mozilla Suite version 1.7.5 Immune Systems: * Mozilla Firefox version 1.0.2 * Mozilla Suite version 1.7.6 Complete details in http://www.securiteam.com/securitynews/5OP0P20F5S.html  

Threats to Spyware Critics

The past three months have brought a dramatic spike in threats, demand letters, and “requests” — sent from companies who make unwanted software (some might call the programs spyware) to those who detect, remove, block, or write about these programs. Threatening or suing critics isn’t a new idea. Claria made headlines in September 2003 when it filed suit against PC Pitstop, alleging unfair business practices, trade libel, defamation, and interference with contract arising out of PC Pitstop’s description of Claria’s software. But with more and more threats with each passing week, it’s becoming hard even to keep track of the … Continue reading Threats to Spyware Critics