Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 R2 – Now Available

Identify, classify, and protect data across targeted file servers in your organization The Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce that the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available for download. Download the toolkit The Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 R2 is designed to help enable an organization to identify,…

New Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 R2 Solution Accelerator – Now in Beta Release!

The Microsoft Solution Accelerators Team has a new IT governance, risk, and compliance (IT GRC) Solution Acclerator beta release you should check out. It’s called the the Data Classification Toolkit (DCT) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and it helps organizations consistently identify, classify, and protect data across multiple file servers. Using out-of-the-box classification knowledge and…

Now Live – TechNet Radio: IT Manager Dialog Series: Governance and Compliance

  A new technet Radio segment on our work has just been completed, if your interested in hearing a bit more about our work on compliance take a listen to the audio cast.   January 27, 2009 IT Manager Dialog Series:  Governance and Compliance In our monthly IT Manager Dialog Series we open up and…


Opportunity to participate in a Live meeting.

  The compliance team would like to invite you to a live meeting where you can share your ideas on compliance. If this interested you please read on.     ‘Reduce the cost and effort of configuring and validating Microsoft products to address customer IT GRC requirements.’ – Project Tribeca Team   Does your IT…


Online Services and the Competitive Edge of a GRC Solution

If your organization’s primary revenue stems from an online services model (SAAS, ASP, etc.), you’re intimately familiar with the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) requirements of your customers. Deals can be won and lost depending on your organization’s ability to demonstrably address GRC requirements—which is a daunting endeavor. Chances are that your organization is considerably…


New TechNet Resource for GRC

  Today we published a new and improved TechNet site that focuses on governance, risk, and compliance (GRC)! This site will provide you with all kinds of great information about tools and capabilities to help you realize the full potential of your Microsoft GRC investment. If you don’t think you have one, take a look…


Address your GRC needs by leveraging your existing Microsoft investment!

This Solution Accelerator can save you time and money by shifting your governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) efforts from people to technology. Use its configuration guidance to help efficiently address your organization’s GRC objectives with Microsoft technology you may already own. This Accelerator helps you better understand how an IT process framework can help you…


Are Your Clouds Available?

  Clouds Are on the Rise Cloud computing has been variously described as utility computing, hosting applications off-premises, on-demand computing, Web-based computing, software-as-a-service, and in many other ways. No matter the description, its implementation generally takes some of the on-premise burden of holding or processing data and puts it to off-premise servers “in the cloud.”   …


New Compliance Management forum.

    The Compliance team from Solution Accelerators would like to invite you to join in conversation on our newly minted compliance forum. Bookmark the forum page :-   Frank


Risk Management.

Within the Solution Accelerators library, many nuggets get overlooked. One of these nuggets is the Security Risk Management Guide. If your interested in a good simple to follow guide that can help you negotiate the issues around a Qualitative, or Quantitative risk assessment you should take a look at the guide.