New presentation about Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

Hey everyone, Mitch Hall, who is a Program Manager on the Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) team, recently did a presentation about the newly released FPSP product. His  presentation provides an in-depth discussion of FPSP and an great product demo.   You can watch his presentation here:   What is New in Forefront Protection 2010…


Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint RC documentation updated on TechNet

Hi, my name is Scott, and I’m a technical writer in the Forefront Server Security (FSS) User Assistance (UA) group here on Long Island, New York. This post is to let you know that the documentation for our just-released Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) Release Candidate (RC) product has been updated and posted to…


Join the Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint TAP Program

Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint is the next generation of Forefront Security for SharePoint.   We are currently recruiting customers to join our TAP program for this product. By participating in the Forefront TAP program, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to this new release prior to general availability. In addition you will…


Forefront Server Protection and Support for Windows 2008 R2

We have been receiving questions about our support for Windows Server 2008 R2, so we would like to clarify the information about our support for the release. The following products are designed to be compatible with Windows Server 2008 R2:   ·         Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server…


RSA 2009 – Show Notes

Hello. This is Jim Molini from the Forefront Server team and it’s that time of year again.  The Forefront team is at RSA 2009 and people are asking about the new Forefront Security line.  After two days of meeting with customers we are seeing lots of interest in integrated security and the new features being…


Announcing the beta 2 public release of Forefront Security 2010 for SharePoint

We are proud to announce the release of Forefront Security 2010 for SharePoint Beta 2 (FSSP). ·         FSSP provides industry leading antimalware protection by simultaneously using up to 5 individual antimalware engines.  Protection is provided for both viruses and spyware. Protection is also provided by 3 separate types of scanning processes: Realtime, Scheduled, and On-demand. …


Other blogs and content of interest for FSS users

Hey folks,   I am a member of the FSS User Assistance (UA) team. To stay current with our products and related technologies, I read blogs and other online technology sites to keep up with new technologies, tips, and general info about security, messaging, and collaboration. I thought I would share some information about some…


Update on the recent Norman antivirus engine issue

Hello, my name is Molly Gilmore and I’m a program manager on the Forefront Security Rapid Response Engineering team. I work closely with our antivirus engine partners on support and technical integration issues. Others on the team and I have been working closely with the Norman engineering team to resolve some of the issues reported…


Microsoft support policies and recommendations for Forefront Security products in a Hyper-V virtual environment

Today we are excited to announce formal support for Forefront Server Security for Exchange SP1 and Forefront Server Security for SharePoint SP1 running on the Hyper-V platform. This is part of a larger announcement that affects multiple Microsoft products, including Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server.   Both products have been tested to confirm…