New Taped Presentations Available

The Europeans have put up a couple more presentations from IT Forum 2005. There is a tape of my Is That Application Really Safe demos, as well as the Security Policy Management with SCW. They also put up Jason Zions’ Unix/Linux Authentication with Active Directory presentation. For a complete list of taped presentations available online check…

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A Book on Just Passwords

Recently I was standing in a Geek bookstore in Sydney, trying to burn half an hour between meetings, when a book on passwords caught my eye. Naturally, given my somewhat odd interest in passwords, I picked it up to see if I had head of it before. Given that it had a quote by me…

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Free Windows Software

Blake Handler sent me a link to his blog post about free Windows software a couple of days ago. It is a very cool list that shows a lot of free things published by Microsoft. Check it out at: http://bhandler.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!70F64BC910C9F7F3!1231.entry?_c=BlogPart. Note that for some reason the Live blogs put you at the bottom of the…

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Free Security Support Number For Your Region

At an event in Germany today the issue came up how to access the free security support in your region. For a couple of years now Microsoft has offered no-charge support for security issues. However, the number is different in different regions. To find the number in your region, go to: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx.

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Password policies not honored when disconnected

It’s funny how some things seem so obvious to many of us who work at the mothership that we don’t seem to realize they are not obvious to others. A couple of days ago we received a report that password policies were not being honored when a domain member is not connected to the domain….

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