Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Release Candidate Now Available

  Today we are excited to announce the availability of Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 Release Candidate. Please go ahead and download to try it out. We are looking forward to receiving your feedback!  While the Beta 3 release was feature complete and no new major features were introduced in the Release Candidate, there are…


MRS Feedback and Error Reporting Portal (beta) is live

As you may know, the Forefront TMG URL filtering feature is using categorization data provided by Microsoft Reputation Services (MRS). Improving the quality of categorization data is an ongoing process. In a recent post, we highlighted some of the steps taken in order to improve the coverage and accuracy of the URL database. This included…


Mainstream Support Ending for ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition SP3

This is just a reminder, that mainstream support for ISA 2004 Standard Edition SP3  is going to end next week (October 13th , 2009).   That means that starting Oct 13th, the Forefront Edge product team will not issue non-security hotfixes, and will not accept any DCRs for ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition. Security hotfixes and…


Introducing the Forefront Experts Blog

Hello Community: I have not been posting as much directly here on the technical blog as the rest of the team.  I hope you are enjoying the wave of technical content that is now coming out about the upcoming TMG release.  This was based on direct feedback and in response to your demand.  Let us…


Forefront TMG – Dynamic GAPA Engine Updates

Greetings from the TMG development team, We are pleased to announce that with the Threat Management Gateway (TMG) RC release,  we will complete the development of the dynamic GAPA Engine Update and the completion of the first batch of network protocols as part of the Forefront Network Inspection System (NIS) -  the signature based component…