WSUS 3.0 Whitepaper

September 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

I’ve just added a whitepaper on WSUS 3.0 to my website.  I go into the reasons for automated patching, the options, an overview os WSUS 3.0, deploying it and configuring/using it. Note: the document is based on Beta 1.  When people think about IT security, they think about firewalls and [...]

Office 2007 Versions

September 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

Not satisfied with the existing confusion about Microsoft licensing, the company will be releasing 8 versions of Microsoft Office 2007.  A graph breaking down the versions is [...]

VML Vulnerability In All Current Windows Platforms

September 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

All current releases of Microsoft Windows are vulnerable to a new security threat in the implementation of Vector Markup Language.  This threat enables attackers to take control of a vistims computer.  Microsoft is taking this one really seriously.  Not only is there sample explout code on the [...]

Microsoft Live Local and Google Maps

September 22, 2006 // 0 Comments

Some wil be aware of Google Maps but I suspect much fewer people are aware of Microsoft’s Live mapping service, Live Local.  I am fan of most of what Google has been doing.  Their competitive spirit has forced Microsoft to wake up from the slumber they had fallen into.  One example is how [...]

Windows Services for UNIX Version 3.5

September 22, 2006 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Microsoft released an updated version of Windows Service for UNIX 3.5.  This suite features a set of tools for integrating a Microsoft network with a UNIX network. "Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 provides a full range of supported and fully integrated cross-platform network services [...]

TechEd Videos

September 21, 2006 // 0 Comments

The Microsoft Windows Server Division posted a series of links to high quality videos from this year’s TechEd in the US.  TechEd is a great source of information on currting edge Microsoft technology.  I’ve learned more there over the last two years than I did anywhere [...]
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