Microsoft support lifecycle for service Packs

Perhaps a good idea to do some end-of-year cleanup! You can find what product services packs are supported here: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifesupsps Urs    

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Minimizing User Rights Can Increase Security

Taking a least-privilege approach to user accounts is a key part of any in-depth defense strategy, many analysts and security pros say. “I think it’s very important … not even just as [a component] of security, but in the broader sense [of] risk posed to the business in IT,” said Scott Crawford, an analyst with…

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Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for Sharepoint

Working together within different organizations and companies is always a big challenge. How can you work within different workspaces and share documents etc.? We just released a beta version of a Solution Accelerator we call “Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint”. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb936676.aspx Urs  

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New Microsoft Security Vulnerability Research and Defense blog

The Security Vulnerability Research & Defense blog’s intent is to provide more information about Microsoft vulnerabilities, mitigations and workarounds, and active attacks. http://blogs.technet.com/swi/ Urs

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A very long list of new Microsoft products for 2008…

Bink.nu has an extensive list of new software that Microsoft will be unleashing in the marketplace. See yourself: http://blogs.technet.com/tarpara/archive/2007/12/25/microsoft-s-new-year-is-gonna-bring-a-lot-of-change.aspx Urs  

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Microsoft Office 2007 SP1 released

The 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 delivers important customer-requested stability and performance improvements, while incorporating further enhancements to user security. This service pack also includes all of the updates released for the 2007 Office suite prior to December of 2007. You can get a more complete description of SP1, including a list of…

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2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide released

The 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide provides IT professionals with best practices and automated tools to help strengthen the security of computers that run either Windows Vista or Windows XP SP2 and the following applications: Microsoft Office Word 2007 Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Microsoft Office Access 2007 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007…

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