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Microsoft Forges Security Alliance With Juniper Networks

Deal assures interoperability of network access security protocols.

An RDP Vulnerability Just Waiting To Happen?

Users of Microsoft's new Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 client apparently can bypass server-side security settings.

More Dish on MOICE

Microsoft blogger describes why a security tool was needed to convert Office 2003 files to the Office 2007 format.

Microsoft Pushes Non-Security Security Update

Redmond offers a Windows Installer patch to fix a resource-use problem.

OpenSEA Alliance Sets Its Sights on LAN Security

A new nonprofit industry group works to push IEEE 802.1x as the basis for open source client-side security.

Microsoft Patches a Septet of Critical Flaws

Windows, Office, Exchange, Internet Explorer and BizTalk Server products get patched today.

Legacy Microsoft Products Get Security Support

A free solution from Shavlik provides security diagnostics for small-to-medium enterprise networks that can't use Microsoft's latest patch technology or MBSA 2.0.1 tool.

Putting Coders' Security Chops to the Test

The SANS Institute is set to launch new assessment and certification exams for .NET this summer (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 1, 2007).

Microsoft Moves to the Forefront of Security

Client security app gets formally unveiled as part of Microsoft's enterprise security suite.

OASIS Group To Improve B-to-B Collaboration

New WS-Federation group aims at improving how companies share data.

News Analysis: Why Vista Was Vulnerable

Microsoft's new operating system used some old code that was hard to spot.

Open Source Slowly Gains Momentum on Wall Street

Finance companies seek more mature open-source solutions that will meet legal requirements, among other concerns.

Pre-Release Vista Versions Set To Expire in May

Expiring beta version of OS gives users just two hours to save their data.

Microsoft Preps DNS Mega-Patch

May 8 is the possible release date for Microsoft's patch to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003.

Microsoft Warns of New DNS Attacks

Security advisory issued yesteday describes DNS vulnerability in Windows server operating systems.

New Word, Windows Vulnerabilities Surface

Bugs deteted in Word 2007 have yet to be confirmed by Redmond.

Microsoft Virtualization Products Face Delays

Redmond takes aim at performance and scalability goals in holding back Virtual Server 2005 upgrade.

Microsoft Issues ASP.NET Glitch Fix

Patch will fix compilation problems that occur after "massive file changes," such as antivirus time-stamp modifications.

User Management Program Adds Security Upgrades

Beefed-up Windows management app from Lieberman Software helps IT administrators better handle password security.

Microsoft Patches Four Critical Windows Vulnerabilities

The patches released today aim to avoid Remote Code execution attacks in Windows-based systems.

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