How will Network Access Protection be enforced for IPSEC? How to secure IPSEC clients? How does IPSEC work?

We have just released a white paper which explains in detail the plans for Network Access Protection(NAP) to enforce the security of IPSEC clients. NAP will be a very powerful part of Windows Vista and the corresponding server operating system (currently referred to as Longhorn Server) which will make it possible to automatically assess the…

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How to get hold of Windows Vista Beta 1(code name Longhorn)

As of just a few moments ago there is content on the Windows Vista site which announces the limited availability of Beta 1. The software itself is being released to a limited number of official beta testers and hence you can’t browse there and start pulling down a version to play with yourself – unless…


Send messages to your MSN Space from your mobile phone

With SMS to Spaces you can easily send text messages to your MSN Space even if you are not near a PC! There is no charge for sending messages to your MSN Space however standard mobile charges apply. So you can be out on the road and still post text entries to your blog -…


Microsoft Anti-spyware Beta software is ready for you to try – it’s on time following the Giant acquisition

Michael Swanson beat me to it blogging about the availability of the beta code – if you’ve not already seen it I recommend checking out his article for an excellent overview. The beta code itself can be freely downloaded from here. Our internal testing has demonstrated that it’s a useful tool in the battle against spyware…

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How to deal with Spyware – Microsoft acquires anti-spyware technology

“Microsoft plans to make available to Windows customers a beta version of a spyware protection, detection and removal tool, based on the GIANT AntiSpyware product, within one month. The upcoming beta will scan a customer’s PC to locate spyware and other deceptive software threats and enable customers to remove them. The tool will be configurable…

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