Setting up Softgrid 4.5 on Terminal Server 2008

In my last post I talked about Softgrid 4.5 on Terminal Servers as part of the screencast I did on configuring Terminal Server Gateway with ISA Server. Actually I only just slightly touched on it at the end so I thought for this screencast that Id show Softgrid a little more. This is a cool…

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Setting Up Terminal Server Gateway with ISA Server

I was talking with a friend on mine, Ian, a few weeks ago – he was talking to me about security and approaches he was looking at. Without telling all the details, I talked to him about Terminal Services Gateway and how you can reverse proxy it with ISA Server. Personally I do this all…

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Screencast: UAC Improvements in Vista SP1

Today I posted a short and sharp screencast just showing the differences in Vista RTM to Vista SP1 in UAC prompting. We have worked hard in making sure that the original intent of system integrity is preserved though sometimes excessive prompting was occurring for a single task. My screencast shows this difference and how we…

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Screencast: Vista SP1 outperforms Windows XP in network IO

Yesterday I published a new screencast to the new TechNet Edge site at http://edge.technet.com. Here’s the blurb below that I put with it. Its interesting that people seem to think that Vista under performs in every area of the system which is quite an incorrect perception. In this demo I show how Vista outperforms Windows…

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Blogcast: Starting an End User Security Discussion

Recently I’ve been thinking more and more about the problem of end user risk. It was prompted by some discussions with a small company here who lamented that they had to place extreme policy controls in place because their users would “wreck it ” otherwise… So I thought – I wonder why their users are…

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Blogcast: Introducing RODC’s into a Windows Server 2003 Forest

Ive had a few people interested in the process of introducing this concept of an RODC into a Windows Server 2003 Forest. In this blogcast I’m showing how you can use the Windows Server 2008 installation option of Server Core in combination with RODC to provide a really secure branch appliance. Firstly let me cover…

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Network Access Protection with Cisco switches Blogcast

Recently at TechEd Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong I’ve been presenting on Network Access Protection using 802.1x dynamic Virtual LAN’s (VLANs) and Cisco switches. I’ve done this before actually in my previous blogcasts doing NAP with IPSEC but I got feedback that IPSEC was all too hard – and in fact is quite difficult…

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Network Access Protection: Configuration Screencasts

I showed this stuff at the Ready Tour we did around Australia late last year. A few people have asked me for more details so here they are. The scenarios Im showing in the two screencasts below are about IPSEC enforcement.The good thing about IPSEC is its based on machine to machine authentication. This allows…

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The WAIK screencasts

Ive promised these for quite awhile now but never really got round to doing them. I wanted to show a few of the things we have been talking about on the Ready Summit tour that I did in my session as theres quite a few questions on how to actually do them.   WinPE Driver Addition…

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Security Seminar Webcasts are live!

Yay! Im pleased to announce that the webcasts are live right now for the Security Seminar.The IT Pro track is here and contains Building and Managing a resilient Active Directory Infrastructure Building Identity Provisioning SolutionsServer and Domain Isolation: The Next Big Thing in Security and Infrastructure Integrity AssuranceBuilding an Agile Infrastructure to Support Secure Mobility The…

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