A new blog to feed the community

Hello Folks, I want to give you a quick update in a new blog that our friends from the TechNet Wiki put out there. A lot of IT PROs (and DEVs) out there still don’t know the full potential of the TechNet Wiki and I think this blog will clarify a lot of that. So,…


The Path to the Public Cloud

One of the presentations that I delivered this year at TechED Brazil was about On-Premise Security while Migrating to the Cloud. There are many reasons to migrate to the cloud and during this presentation I emphasized the three core elements below: New Economics Pay for what you use Lower and predictable costs Accelerate speed to…


E-Mail Protection fixes on Forefront TMG 2010 SP2

If you are following my blog for a long time you probably read the post TMG E-Mail Protection Feature x Exchange 2010 SP1 (first published more than an year ago) when we were dealing with a major E-Mail protection issue on TMG. Due the nature of the integration between Forefront TMG and E-Mail Protection feature…


Five reasons you should apply Forefront TMG 2010 SP2

This week Microsoft released a major update of Forefront TMG 2010 and many TMG Admins are very excited with the new features that were announced in the Forefront TMG team blog, such as the support for Kerberos authentication in an array scenario, the improved error pages and the new site activity report. These are already…


How the SIR (Security Intelligence Report) works?

This week was all about the new SIR 2011 version, lots of buzz about Microsoft findings and interesting perspective on that. I use the SIR report findings in many situations, recently when I was presenting at TechEd Brazil I had at least two slides where the content came from SIR Report 2010. The graphic below…


UAG and SQL Injection

Hello folks! Long time ago I wrote this post about how IAG 2007 Can Mitigate Against SQL Injection Attacks, this post was also presented during TechED Brazil 2008, where I showed live this demo. Today I’m here to challenge you, here it is the deal: I want you to re-write this article in the TechNet…


Unable to send messages from Outlook behind Forefront TMG after migrating to Cloud Services

Introduction Consider a scenario where a client migrated from on-premise Exchange to Exchange Online and after this migration the users are experiencing issues while sending e-mail. During high peak times Outlook clients can’t send e-mails. Messages are getting stuck in the Outbox . When this issue was happening the event 31212 also was showing up…


Windows Threats and Countermeasure Session

Last week I was in Brazil and I had a chance to participate in the biggest Microsoft event in Latin America, TechED Brazil. One of the sessions that I delivered there was SIA301 (more info in Portuguese in this post), where I co-presented with Alberto Oliveira, a Microsoft Forefront MVP.  We divided the session in…