Forefront TMG Service Pack 2 Now Available

We are happy to announce the availability of Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2). The service pack is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Here are some of the improvements we are introducing in Forefront TMG SP2:  Site activity report – Forefront TMG SP2 includes a new site activity…

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Available right now: Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Service Pack 1

Released last December, TMG is the next generation of Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006.  It is a secure web gateway that allows employees to safely and productively use the Internet without worrying about malware and other threats.  TMG provides multiple layers of continuously updated protections against the latest Web-based threats, including URL filtering,…

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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 https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032454002&Culture=en-US   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 +…

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"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.

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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…

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Windows IT Pro mag on TMG: "A winner."

Windows IT Pro magazine’s Russell Smith posted a positive, in-depth overview of Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, called “Quickly Respond to Threats with Forefront TMG.” The article’s intro: Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 offers a dynamic response to security threats, providing a variety of security technologies such as anti-malware, firewall, and intrusion detection…

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Dark Reading, customers and analysts on TMG

Leading security news site Dark Reading reports on the release of Forefront Threat Management Gateway – including some insightful quotes: Analyst Rob Enderle:   “By focusing on the employee, Microsoft is beginning to address what I believe are some of the most vulnerable parts of the current enterprise. With this, Microsoft is beginning to transition from a…

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David Cross on TMG

For more about Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, check out David Cross’ blog on the Microsoft Because It’s Everybody’s Business site.  As product unit manager, David oversaw the development and release of TMG.  He discussed the solution in-depth in a TechNet Edge video here, too. And there’s a good Edge video here about migrating from…

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New Forefront enterprise security solutions for safe, productive web surfing and remote access

Following the last month’s launch of Forefront Protection for Exchange, today we are announcing more progress for our Business Ready Security strategy with the release of two new solutions:  Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (TMG) and Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG.)   These solutions address two key endpoint security challenges.   TMG, available for evaluation…

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Follow Forefront on Twitter

If you are a Twitter fan, be sure to follow us at https://twitter.com/MS_Forefront !  Our own John “JG” Chirapurath, senior director in the MSFT Identity and Security Business Group, is leading the Forefront Tweet charge in his typically pithy way.  Come join the conversation about all things identity and security.    Joel Sider

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