Security in Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS)

Why Online Services? Key applications such as messaging, worker and group collaboration tools, and online conferencing services provide the foundation for businesses of all sizes and in all markets. Though necessary to the day-to-day operation of your business, these applications can be expensive to purchase and operate. These important communication tools require staff with specialist…

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Securing Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure

In the previous blog post- Microsoft Cloud Computing Environment, I covered what is the Microsoft’s Cloud Computing environment and which team manages it. This post expands the security aspect of the environment a bit further. To address customer concerns on security, privacy, reliability, and operational controls, the Global Foundation Services (GFS) and BPOS teams have…

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How to lock down external anonymous access SharePoint sites

Securing SharePoint and related infrastructure becomes very important for External/Internet websites running on SharePoint 2007 and available to anonymous users. Detailed security guidance for such a scenario is available in the Technet article – Plan security for an external anonymous access environment (Office SharePoint Server). Lockdown Mode One of the steps mentioned in the above…

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Webcast series: Secure Messaging and Collaboration

Microsoft Forefront solutions help provide a security enhanced messaging and collaboration infrastructure by providing a family of integrated security and identity products that helps protect information and control access.  Just read the post – Webcasts on secure collaboration & messaging post on the Forefront Team Blog. The TechNet Webcast Series – Secure Messaging and Collaboration provides a closer…

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