NEWS: ISA Server and Forefront TMG will be supported on hardware virtualization!

Supported Virtualized Security Solutions? Yeah….We Got That! We’ve gotten many requests for this and today we’re announcing that ISA Server and Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) will now be supported on hardware virtualization. This means that as long as a virtualization platform has been validated under the Microsoft’s Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP), then we…


The Security Show: Episode Two – Stopping James Bond (Part IV)

This is the last of Episode Two and I hope everyone has been enjoying this interesting session with the FBI. In this final session, we wrapup and get a few comments from the audience. Good stuff.   Next time, I’ll be posting Episode 3 titled “Gate, Guards, and Guns” where we’ll spend some time talking…


The Security Show: Episode Two – Stopping James Bond (Part III)

I hope this is waking some folks up with regards to the huge issue that insider threat poses within your own company. We discuss some of the common characteristics that these people show and how we identify them. What are some of the triggers that make these folks turn against you? What are the warning…


The Security Show: Episode Two – Stopping James Bond (Part II)

In this part, we get some good advice from the FBI on how to have that talk with your executives who like to travel out of the country and don’t really understand the risk that they assume when they carry that laptop, cell phone, or other electronic device with them. Good stuff!


The Security Show: Episode Two – Stopping James Bond (Part I)

I got it to work! I had some issues with the video playback in Silverlight after it came out of post-production in Sony Vegas. I really wish there was an easy way for Expressions Encoder to sort of “save your profile” so you wouldn’t have to go and tweak settings each and every time. Pretty…


2008 Crimes Against Children Conference

Last week I had the honor of attending the 20th Annual Crimes Against Children conference, hosted by the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department. It is billed as “Providing Professionals the Instruction, Information and Strategies They Need to Protect Child Victims and Prosecute their Offenders.” This is an amazing event geared towards…


Death Star Threat Modeling (Part II)

Here’s Part II of Kevin’s excellent session on Threat Modeling: Death Star Threat Modeling (Part II)


Death Star Threat Modeling (Part I)

I had the opportunity to deliver a presentation to the employees of The Denim Group, one of my favorite Microsoft security partners, based in San Antonio, Texas. One of the consultants on staff is a really smart guy by the name of Kevin Williams (whose also happens to be a former USAF Information Warfare guru….he’s…


Favre Watch 2008: Brett the Jet

This just in! Brett Favre has been traded to the New York Jets. I can’t begin to tell you how disappointed I am that no resolution could be found that would return him to the Packers, but it is what it is. I thought for sure this was going to work itself out, but apparently…