Forefront Virtual Event and Deployment Webcasts

There are some great opportunities coming up this month to learn about Forefront solutions. TechNet Simulcast: Forefront Virtual Event   Register for the Forefront Virtual event on June 23rd and 24th to hear from the product team, ask questions and see great technical demos on FEP, FIM, TMG, UAG, FPSP, FPE, FOPE, and ADRMS +…


"Twitterview" with Dark Reading tomorrow, May 6, 2:30 pm EST

Tomorrow at 2:30 pm Eastern time, tune in via Twitter to see Kelly Higgins of Dark Reading interview  JG Chirapuarth, senior director of the Microsoft Identity and Security Business Group.  You can follow the discussion at either the Dark Reading or Forefront Twitter Account.


The 5 Steps to More Secure Collaboration

Today we released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint and Active Directory Federation Services 2.0, which makes it a good time to talk about secure business collaboration. It is clear that collaboration drives the modern enterprise.  Sharing documents and applications within the company, from the remote office, with trusted partners and customers, into the cloud, etc….


At the RSA Conference? Don’t miss these presentations

If you are in San Francisco at the RSA Conference, be sure to visit the Microsoft booth (#1517) for these 20 minute theatre presentations: Wednesday: Better Together:  Exchange Server 2010 and the MS Forefront Secure Messaging solution:  12:40 pm Securely Collaborate with Partners and Employees Using SharePoint and Business Ready Security from MS Forefront:  1:40 pm…


We’re listening: Sending support requests from FOPE

With the new 10.1 version of Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) customers can submit technical support requests directly from the FOPE Admin Center site. Support requests are typically responded to in less than 24 hours, depending on severity level.  For details, see the New Features Guide and the 10.1 Admin Center Guide. Customers have three…


New release of Forefront Online Protection for Exchange

This week we released an update to Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) – our hosted service providing anti-malware and anti-spam for both on-premises Exchange and Exchange Online.  FOPE can be used as an alternative to the new Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server, or in tandem with it for messaging defense-in-depth. The new release…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server launches

Today at the TechEd Europe conference, in conjunction with the launch of Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft launched Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server.  The product and evaluation software is available now. Part of our Business Ready Security strategy, Forefront Protection for Exchange (FPE) offers multiple anti-malware engines for 38 times faster detection than single engine…


Forefront secure messaging screencast & interview

Cristian Mora Aguilar, Forefront Technical PM, starts off by briefly telling us about Microsoft’s secure messaging solution and what business problems it resolves. He then gives us a screencast / demo of some of the cool scenarios enabled and problems solved with the secure messaging solution.  Find out how Microsoft products help secure Microsoft Exchange Server….


Video: FPE vs FOPE and Exchange 2010 – Secure messaging with Forefront

Over on TechNet Edge Mike Chan, product manager for the Forefront team, breaks down the differences between security protection for Forefront Protection for Exchange (FPE), Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE), and the built-in protection which exists in Exchange 2010.  We start out with a brief history of the messaging products and then dig into the details…


Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server RC

If you’re not already aware…the Release Candidate of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (the next, newly named version of Forefront Security for Exchange) is available for download and evaluation now!  Part of the Forefront Protection Suite – the next generation of the Forefront Security Suite, aka “Stirling” – FPE provides fast and effective protection against malware…