September 2001 - Security Risk Analysis

Inside Windows 2000, SQL Server 2000 security. Plus, blue screen resurrection, network scanners reviewed, and an exclusive interview with Microsoft's training director Anne Marie McSweeney.


How Secure is Your Network?

Seven network scanners test your security before the crackers do.

Don't let a blue screen stop you. Here's a guide to get your server back online quickly.

Resurrection, Step by Step

Don't let a blue screen stop you. Here's a guide to get your server back online quickly.


Serious Custom Controls for Internet Development

PowerTCP aims for enterprise applications.

MCP TechMentor Diary, Day 4 and 5 Roundup

Security, Exchange, security and Windows 2000 migration fill the last two days of the conference schedule for MCPmag.com reader Rick Johnson.

MCP TechMentor Diary, Day 3: Active Directory Drain Brain

MCPmag.com reader Rick Johnson gets a good dose of Active Directory technical and certification info during the Thursday sessions.

Inside Activation

Microsoft Certified Systems Expert?

Developer Certifications Get Behind .NET

Newsletter lists numbers and titles for upcoming MCSD exams.

Windows XP Code Finished

As expected, Microsoft Corp. Friday morning announced that its embattled Windows XP operating system is released to manufacturing.

Decertifications for NT 3.51 MCPs

Seven thousand MCPs with NT 3.51 titles no longer certified as of June.

Inside Activation

Office XP/Windows XP product activation feature can be thwarted, German company finds.

Bell Tolls for BackOffice

A Microsoft perennial is about to be decommissioned, as Redmond consigns BackOffice to the software scrap-heap at the end of September.

Gartner: Blackcomb Delayed, Longhorn on Tap

Microsoft not expected to release next version of Windows until 2003.

Microsoft Certified Systems Expert?

If you’re not an engineer, you want to be an expert. That’s what the results of a recent MCP Magazine survey say.

Microsoft Releases Network Security Hotfix Checker

New tool simplifies identification of systems' applied hotfixes and patches.

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