Directly connect to your corpnet with IPsec and IPv6

Contrary to popular belief, the rumors of my demise have been greatly exaggerated. Well, ok, no actual rumors, but hey, one can dream, huh? My spring calendar was full of events in Asia and Australia, then TechEd US seemed to suddenly appear out of nowhere! So I’ve been kinda swamped. I’ve missed writing here; it’s…

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NAP case study published

Another new resource for you… I know from my time with customers in meetings and at events that NAP is something you’re all very interested in. You’re also being a bit cautious, waiting to see how the market matures, and hoping to learn how some customers have implemented it. Recently we published our first NAP…

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Microsoft IPsec diagnostic tool

IPsec is a wonderful technology for identifying computers and securing the exchange of data between them. I’ve written and spoken extensively about in the past. It is, however, a bit of a challenge to configure, especially if you’re newly learning about it. Microsoft recently released a diagnostic tool to help you create and test your…

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New column -- Using IPsec for network protection

I’m now writing semi-regular articles for TechNet. These are part of the security management series, and they’re also linked from the security newsletter.   The first column is a two-parter about IPsec. Part 1 describes the technology: how it operates, its various modes and methods, a bit on IKE, and how it works over NAT.   http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/columns/secmgmt/sm121504.mspx…

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