External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint Now Available

I am happy to announce the release of the External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint! What is the External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint? The External Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint provides guidance and tools to deploy a pre-built, customizable SharePoint solution that teams can use to collaborate with those outside the firewall.  At the same time, the toolkit helps…

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New Beta Available: The Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint

I am happy to announce the beta release for the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint. We are making this beta release available in order to get feedback from our customers and partners. With your help, we can ensure that the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint (ECTS) meets your needs. What is the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit…

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Help us develop a new Solution Accelerator focused on Secure Collaboration

Employees need to share documents with individuals from other companies, such as partners and suppliers. These documents often contain sensitive information that needs to be kept safe and secure. Microsoft SharePoint products deliver the document collaboration capabilities, but many IT departments have been reluctant to use a SharePoint infrastructure with external parties because of concerns…

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Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs announced at Tech Ed 2007!

At Tech Ed 2007 last week, the Solution Accelerators team publicly announced the release of the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs. The Toolkit is our latest work, and is the newest in a suite of Windows Vista™ Solution Accelerators. The Toolkit provides tested guidance and powerful tools to help you protect your most vulnerable…

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Beta Available for the Data Encryption Toolkit and EFS Assistant

The Solution Accelerators for Security and Compliance (SA-SC) team is currently developing the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs (DET). The Toolkit is a collection of guidance and tools designed to help you address specific data security risks that are related to laptop computers. By implementing the guidance and tools provided in the Toolkit, you…

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Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs Executive Overview Released

The Solution Accelerators for Security and Compliance team is pleased to announce the release of the Executive Overview for our newest Solution Accelerator, the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs. A free Solution Accelerator from Microsoft, the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs provides tested guidance and powerful tools to help you protect your organization’s most vulnerable…

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2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide – make sure your voice is heard!

The 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide will provide instructions and recommendations about how to help strengthen the security of the 2007 Microsoft Office system on Windows Vista™ or Windows XP SP2 desktops and laptops. We are conducting a requirements survey for this Solution Accelerator and we need your input! This is your chance to help shape…

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Vista Security Guide: Audio and SSLF configuration

The SSLF configuration currently prescribed in the guide contains a setting recommendation that prevents the Windows Audio service from starting correctly. The Windows Audio service manages audio for Windows programs. If this service is stopped, audio devices do not function properly. To ensure this service starts correctly on SSLF computers, the Increase a process working…

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Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs Security Analysis Beta Released

The Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs project team has released a beta for one of the documents that is part of the solution.  The Security Analysis discusses the risks to data presented by laptop computers, and reviews the various technologies that Microsoft provides for protecting data on mobile clients.  The Security Analysis is targeted at IT…

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New MSI available for the Vista Security Guide

Please download the latest Windows Installer .MSI file to ensure you have the latest version of the Windows Vista Security Guide. The Windows Installer .MSI file for Version 1.1 of the Windows Vista Security Guide which was available for download from December 4, 2006 thru December 14, 2006 did not include all of the files…

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