Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 1 is Now Available

The Forefront Security for Exchange team writes: Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 1 was released on November 29, 2007!! (Download here.) If you are looking forward to installing Exchange 2007 SP1 and are currently using Forefront Security for Exchange Server with then please download and upgrade to Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service…


Microsoft Antigen 9 SP1 has shipped

We’ve just released an update to Microsoft Antigen 9.0.  Antigen server-level antivirus, anti-spam, and content-filtering products are part of the Microsoft Forefront Security product family. Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server and Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint are the latest server security products and are designed to protect the most recent releases of Microsoft’s messaging…


IT Forum Security Spotlight Panel

 My IT Forum TV  has published a nice 10 minute segment of the 60 minute security press conference we did at IT Forum.  We discuss the latest news on Forefront products, including the release of the Forefront Server Security Management Console: Published : 2007/11/14  Description : Microsoft has worked hard to create a culture of security,…


¡Hola de Barcelona!

We’ve had a great show in Barcelona.  We announced our Forefront Server Security Management Console,  along with new NAP clients for Linux and Macintosh workstations.   Several of us had a chance to view the Sagrada Familia and climb up on the roof of the 13th century Cathedral of Santa Eulàlia, which gave us a…


How MSIT used a Power(ful) NAP to Improve Security Policy Compliance

Hot off the presses, Microsoft IT (aka MSIT) has published a case study around their use of Network Access Protection (aka NAP) –enabled with Windows Server 2008 — to improve security and host policy compliance on our huge network. Microsoft Improves Security Policy Compliance with Network Access Protection Here’s a brief synopsis of the paper: With 71,000…


Update on multi-engine scanning comparison

We have updated numbers from last month’s comparison of single-AV engines versus the multi-engine approach used by Forefront Security for Exchange Server and Forefront Security for SharePoint.  These tests were run over the summer, also by, and show the considerable difference in performance.  Click here for a larger version of this chart.