Microsoft Preps Identity Lifecycle Manager

Microsoft is preparing a spring release for an identity management infrastructure tool aimed at simplifying credential administration across the enterprise, officials said this week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.

Gmail Becomes More Widely Available

Google Inc.'s e-mail service is almost ready to accept all comers after nearly three years of beta testing.

Microsoft Licensing Key Protocols to Competitors

Microsoft quietly announced last week that it is making several key communications protocols used by its software available for license, so that third-parties, including competitors, can link into its newest enterprise products. Some are available immediately

Dutch Spammer Fined $97,000

A spammer whom authorities say e-mailed more than 9 billion unwanted advertisements faces a hefty fine.

'Storm Worm' E-Mail Spreading

Finnish computer experts warned Friday that spammers are taking advantage of people's curiosity over a devastating storm in Europe to spread junk e-mails on the Internet.

New Spam Trick: Mimic Legit Newsletters

Spammers have tweaked legitimate e-mail and sent them through normal spam channels.

Microsoft and Nortel Present Alliance Roadmap

Six months after announcing a telecommunications alliance, Microsoft and Nortel this week presented some early results of their efforts and outlined a roadmap for future projects.

Real Simple

Can moving to an all-Microsoft environment save your business time, money and aggravation? More and more IT departments are saying yes.

New-Gen SharePoint, Exchange Exams Go Beta

The Microsoft Learning Group plans to take no time off during the holidays, with work continuing this week on beta testing for several exams.

Open Relay Database Ceases As Spammers Evolve

Spammers' focus has shifted from open relays to infected "zombie" computers.

MCP Exam Discounts, and the Protection of Exam Insurance

Exam discounts are back and "second-shot" offer returns in a new form, dubbed "Exam Insurance."

Exchange 2007, Forefront for Exchange Ship

Long-awaited update to Microsoft messaging platform goes RTM; security suite also gets rolling.

Hacker Toolkit Cloaks Browser Exploits

Plus: Yahoo! e-mail addresses getting rejected by U.K. site, and yet another Microsoft exploit -- this time for PowerPoint.

New E-Discovery Rules Benefit Some Firms

Companies that help businesses track and search their e-mails and other electronic data are experiencing a surge of interest in the wake of federal rule changes that clarify requirements to produce such evidence in lawsuits.

Making Sense of Microsoft Collaboration

The pieces are out there, but fitting them together has proven a long and confusing process.

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