! ISA 2006 Management Pack for SC Operations Manager 2007

This management pack monitors ISA Server 2006 and includes monitors and rules to track the performance, availability, and reliability of ISA Server 2006 components. With detailed alert information, you can quickly identify and troubleshoot ISA Server 2006 issues, minimizing time-to-resolution when problems occur. You can collect and analyze performance trends and metrics, and obtain performance information that allows you to manage bottlenecks, identify capacity requirements, and proactively manage your ISA 2006 deployment to resolve issues before problems occur. Link to download here. Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! Enhancing TS Gateway Security with ISA Server 2006 @ TechNet Mag

Hi All, Yuri Diogenes, Brazilian 😉 and T. Shinder (Isaserver.org) did an article to TechNet Mag about how to Enhancing TS Gateway Security with ISA Server 2006. See links below. Yuri’s Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/yuridiogenes/default.aspx Article at TechNet Magazine: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc742827.aspx Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! ISA Server 2006 – SP1 – Available to Download

Hi All, After some time of beta, this week ISA/TMG Team make available SP1 for ISA Server 2006. As Forefront (ISA Server) MVP I recommend you to backup your ISA configuration, download and install this SP. To know more about the features of this SP, you can read this great post of Jim Harrison at ISA Server Blog. You can download here. This update will be available at Microsoft Update late this month. Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! MVP Summit 2008 – Seattle & Redmond – WA – USA

Hi all, Last week was the MVP Global Summit, edition 2008, at Seattle & Redmond (Microsoft Campus) – WA – USA. Participate in this exclusive event is one of benefits to be a MVP. This year we had more breakout sessions with the product team and my case much better than 2007 was. I saw sessions w/ Forefront Client Security, Forefront Server, ISA/TMG/IAG/UAC and Stirling. Almost all content is under NDA and I cannot tell you what I see, but “Stirling” is already available to download as a beta and you can try it (see my old post about it). … Continue reading ! MVP Summit 2008 – Seattle & Redmond – WA – USA

! New ISA Server – Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG)

Hi all, As Forefront MVP I already know about it, but now (April 9th) it’s public. “… the Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG), a comprehensive network protection solution. Forefront TMG is the future version of the Microsoft Internet Security & Acceleration Server (ISA Server) and will extend the capabilities of ISA Server with new features and security technologies. I know many of you have loved and embraced the ISA Server name and brand for a long time – but it is time for new naming, new logos, blogs, books and of course new technology directions. Forefront TMG will be available … Continue reading ! New ISA Server – Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG)

! Forefront "Stirling" Beta avaliable

Hi all, Since yesterday, April 8th, you can download the beta version of Forefront Stirling, that is an integrated security system that delivers comprehensive, coordinated protection across endpoints, messaging and collaboration servers and the network edge that is easier to manage and control.By delivering simplified management and providing critical visibility into threats, vulnerabilities, and configuration risks, Forefront codename “Stirling” helps reduce costs and achieve greater insight into the enterprise security state.At release, “Stirling” will include: A central management console and dashboard for security configuration and enterprisewide visibility. The next-generation versions of Forefront products: the next generation of Forefront Client Security, … Continue reading ! Forefront "Stirling" Beta avaliable

! Forefront for Exchange and ISA Server wins two Info Security Awards

Hi, “Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server 2007 was honored with the award for “Global Excellence in Email Security Solution”, and the Internet Security & Acceleration (ISA) 2006 Server was honored for “Global Excellence in Firewall Solution.”     These two awards are both a testament to the hard work of our development teams, and further proof of the excellence of the Forefront line of security products along with the many other award nominations gained by Forefront products in the last year. …” More information here. Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Forefront SecuritySite: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! ISA Best Practices Analyzer v6 – Available to Download

Hi all, The ISA SE Team make available  the v6 of ISA BPA. “The ISA Server Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) is a diagnostic tool that automatically performs specific tests on configuration data collected on the local ISA Server computer from the ISA Server hierarchy of administration COM objects, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes, the system registry, files on disk, and the Domain Name System (DNS) settings. The resulting report details critical configuration issues, potential problems, and information about the local computer. By following the recommendations of the tool, administrators can achieve greater performance, scalability, reliability, and uptime.The ISA Server Best … Continue reading ! ISA Best Practices Analyzer v6 – Available to Download

! Improving Web Proxy Client Authentication Performance on ISA Server 2006 by Yuri

Hi All, A friend, Yuri Diogenes, who work at Microsoft CSS Security Team (ISA Server), wrote an excellent article about “Improving Web Proxy Client Authentication Performance on ISA Server 2006”. If you have time, read it. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb984870.aspx Technorati Tags: ISA Server Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )

! MVP Renewal – Now 2.0

Hi, 2008 starts w/ great news for me, yes, MVP renewed. Happy new year !!! Bye, Eduardo Petizme MVP Windows Server System – ISA Server Site: http://petizme.com Blogs: http://blog.petizme.com ( USA | BRA )