! KB Forefront Client – FCS software does not receive definition updates

You have installed Microsoft Forefront Client Security software on a client computer. However, the Forefront Client Security software does not receive definition updates. You experience this issue when all the following conditions are true: • The client computer has no Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server configured. • The client computer does not use the Microsoft Update Web site to search for the latest updates. Source: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943557/en-us Technorati Tags: Microsoft,Forefront Client Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( English – USA | Português – Brasil)

! Seagate warns of infected drives

Hi, “Seagate is warning users to scan their systems for malware after a password-stealing Trojan was found on some of its hard drives. The vendor said that the malware was discovered on the Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 model by researchers from security firm Kaspersky. Seagate did not reveal how many infected drives had been sold, claiming only that it was “a small number”. The firm has halted production until all of the drives can be disinfected, and said that “inventory is being reworked” to retrieve infected drives shipped to retailers.” More information at http://www.neowin.net/news/main/07/11/14/seagate-warns-of-infected-drives Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows … Continue reading ! Seagate warns of infected drives

! Microsoft Adds NAP for Linux and Mac

Hi, “Microsoft’s Network Access Protection platform is being extended to Linux and the Mac in heterogeneous network environments through third-party products.The Redmond, Wash. software maker announced at its TechEd IT Forum, here on Nov. 13, that UNETsystem will release Linux and Macintosh versions of its Anyclick for NAP (Network Access Protection) product next year. Avenda Systems will release the Avenda Linux Network Access Protection Agent, which extends NAP technology to network endpoints running Linux, while Celestix Networks has developed an appliance for delivering the NAP policy-enforcement platform. These new appliances will hit the market shortly after Windows Server 2008 is … Continue reading ! Microsoft Adds NAP for Linux and Mac

! Microsoft Continues Its Redmond Headquarters Expansion

Company unveils West Campus details and adds 2.4 million square feet to its real estate portfolio. “The new international headquarters for Microsoft Research, Building 99, opened today. It is the first of seven new buildings on Microsoft Corp.’s West Campus. The company’s Entertainment and Devices Division will occupy four of the seven new buildings, part of the 1.4 million square feet of West Campus currently under construction. Planned for completion in April 2009, West Campus will feature a central campus commons, offering employees convenient amenities such as a post office, a mini-spa, a bookstore and 12 food venues. … Microsoft … Continue reading ! Microsoft Continues Its Redmond Headquarters Expansion

! Microsoft Announces New Virtualization Offerings, Windows Server 2008 Details, System Center Product Availability

Broad range of new products and programs unveiled as Microsoft helps customers prepare for the next generation of Dynamic IT. “Today at TechEd IT Forum 2007, Microsoft Corp.’s foremost technology show in Europe for IT professionals, Bob Kelly, corporate vice president in the company’s Server and Tools Business, announced details of next-generation solutions to deliver Dynamic IT for the People-Ready Business. “Earlier this year, we introduced our vision for Dynamic IT, which aims to make IT a stronger partner to the business by bringing together the capabilities of core infrastructure, application and development platforms,” Kelly said. “At TechEd IT Forum, … Continue reading ! Microsoft Announces New Virtualization Offerings, Windows Server 2008 Details, System Center Product Availability

! Brazil hosts web policy forum

Hi, From BBC, “More than 2,000 people who oversee the workings of the net around the world are gathering in Brazil. Policy makers, activists and officials are gathering in Rio de Janeiro for the second Internet Governance Forum.The UN-backed body aims to give those involved in developing policies for the net a place to air problems and hear about others have succeeded.Sessions at the four-day forum will debate security, international domains and control of core net functions.The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) grew out of the World Summit on the Information Society meetings which were held in 2003 and 2005.The forum … Continue reading ! Brazil hosts web policy forum

! Case Study – How to Improve Security Policy with NAP

Hi, The Forefront team post in your blog, a case study from Microsoft IT (MSIT) about Microsoft Improves Security Policy Compliance with Network Access Protection. Brief: “With 71,000 highly mobile users worldwide, Microsoft wanted a new way to measure and improve its 300,000+ client computers’ compliance with corporate security policies. The company deployed Network Access Protection (NAP), a feature of the Windows Server® 2008 operating system, to improve the security policy compliance of its desktop computers, roaming portable computers, visiting portable computers, and unmanaged home computers. Now Microsoft is increasing compliance with security policies and adding efficiency to its security … Continue reading ! Case Study – How to Improve Security Policy with NAP

! TechEd Brazil 2007 – My Participation

Hi, It is with much pleasure that I inform that I was invited to speak at TechEd Brazil 2007. This is the biggest event about Microsoft technologies in Brazil. I’ll talk in security track, on the side of Laura Chappell, Ricardo Frois, Fernando Cima, Fernando Fonseca, Sérgio Dias, Alberto Oliveira, Rodrigo Immaginário and another tracks Danilo Bordini, Rodrigo Dias, Artur Higashiyama, Miguel Ferreira, Anderson Patricio (from Canada), Airton Leal, Roberval Ranches, Fábio Hara and Mark Minasi Some details about my session: December, 6 – 2 PM – Setup and Deployment of Microsoft Forefront Client Security Description: Forefront Client Security enables … Continue reading ! TechEd Brazil 2007 – My Participation

! Windows Live Free Online Services Available Now

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Windows Live Hi, “Today Microsoft Corp. launched the next generation of Windows Live, providing consumers worldwide with a compelling new set of tools and services that help make it easier than ever to communicate and share with the important people in their lives, from anywhere they have Web access across multiple devices. And, with built- in security features, consumers can use Windows Live services with confidence. A free and fun upgrade for the online and Windows experiences, the new Windows Live was launched today at http://www.windowslive.com and at events in New York and Los Angeles. To … Continue reading ! Windows Live Free Online Services Available Now

! WSUS will become optional role for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Windows Server 2008 , WSus Hi, “In addition to roles and features that are included with Windows Server 2008 by default, Server Manager enables integration of additional roles and features that are available on the Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update Web sites as optional updates to Windows Server 2008. One role that will be available as an update is Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (WSUS 3.0 SP1). This update to Server Manager enables full integration of WSUS 3.0 SP1 into Server Manager, allowing installation, configuration, and management of WSUS 3.0 SP1 using … Continue reading ! WSUS will become optional role for Windows Server 2008 Server Manager