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…


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Microsoft is upgrading the multi-engine protection in all Forefront server security products to support a newer version of the antivirus engine.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…


Information about the virus Worm:Win32/VB.WF

Customers have been asking about how to best defend against the new e-mail virus Worm:Win32/VB.WF. This virus uses a link in the message body that looks like a link to a PDF file but is actually a link to a *.scr file. When you click the link, it begins sending e-mails using the GAL or contacts. (Information…


Forefront Security for SharePoint (FSSP) registry setting information and defaults

Forefront Security for SharePoint (FSSP) includes a number of registry settings that control most of the configuration settings. The charts below provide information about the various settings. ·         The first table gives information about several registry settings that are recommended and/or frequently used to improve FSSP’s performance. ·         The second table gives information about registry…


New video available about using PowerShell to export and import Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint configuration settings

If you are managing multiple SharePoint servers with Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint (FPSP) installed and would like to share your FPSP configuration settings among your various installations, you can use PowerShell to export the settings from one configured instance of FPSP and then import the settings into other instances of FPSP.   Micah LaNasa,…