Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 has been released!

On behalf of the Forefront Server Protection team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC).   On December 17th, 2010 Microsoft shipped the Forefront Protection Server Management Console (FPSMC) to provide centralized management for the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection 2010…


RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR HOTFIX ROLLUP 2 FOR FOREFRONT SECURITY FOR OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS SERVER

On behalf of the Security team at Microsoft, I am please to announce the release of Hotfix Rollup 2 for Microsoft’s Forefront Security for Office Communications Server.   On December 15th, Microsoft shipped Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Security for Office Communications Server (FSOCS) to provide a series of product enhancements and new features.  …


Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Release Date

We would like to announce that the Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC) is currently scheduled to be available as a free download on December 17, 2010. Using a browser-based user interface, FPSMC allows administrators to centrally manage deployments of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint within their…


Please let us know about how you use email security solutions in your workplace

Hello everyone, The Microsoft Forefront team is currently conducting a survey and would like to hear your opinions about email security, especially how you use email security solutions in your organization. We would appreciate it if you would take the time to respond to this survey.  This information will help us improve Forefront Protection for Exchange….


RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR HOTFIX ROLLUP 2 for FOREFRONT PROTECTION FOR EXCHANGE

On behalf of the Security team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of Hotfix Rollup 2 for Microsoft’s Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange.   On November 30th Microsoft shipped Hotfix Rollup 2 for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange to provide a series of product enhancements and new features.   For a complete…


Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Update

My name is Andrew Schiano, and I work in Test for the Forefront Protection team. I would like to tell you a little bit about the soon-to-be released Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 (FPSMC). FPSMC provides centralized management for the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange (FPE) and Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) servers…


Hotfix rollup 3 for Forefront Security for Exchange Server SP2 and hotfix rollup 3 for Forefront Security for SharePoint SP3 are now available

On behalf of the Forefront Server Protection team at Microsoft, I am pleased to announce the release of Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE) SP2 Rollup 3 and Forefront Security for SharePoint (FSSP) SP3 Rollup 3.   On October 8th, 2010 Microsoft shipped both builds to address a performance issue with version 8 of the Kaspersky antivirus…


Information about the new antivirus engine for Forefront and Antigen products

Microsoft is upgrading the multi-engine protection in all Forefront server security products to support a newer version of the antivirus engine.  The newer version will provide customers with improved scanning times and reduced signature file size. The new engine replaces the older engine.  This new engine publishes update files in a subdirectory – the first…


Forefront Server Protection RSS feeds are now available!

Hello,   I’d like to take a moment and encourage each of you to check out Microsoft’s latest efforts to save you support costs and time.   Introducing Forefront Server RSS feeds:   Forefront Server RSS Feeds   By subscribing to our Forefront Server RSS feed, you allow Microsoft to give you the answers without having…


Problems downloading updates for the antivirus engine after installing FSSMC Hotfix Rollup 5 and FSE Service Pack 2 Rollup 2

Some customers have reported problems downloading updates for the antivirus engine after installing the Forefront Server Security Management Console (FSSMC) Hotfix Rollup 5 and the Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE) Service Pack 2 Rollup 2. The basic symptom is that antivirus engine updates fail. If you are experiencing this problem, please refer to the…