August 2007 - Look Who Has a SOA Strategy!

Microsoft's Steve Martin spells out Redmond's services game plan. Plus, we set the record straight on Vista security, analyze whether Linux is ready for prime time, show you four ways you can protect yourself on the Web, and much more.


10 Vista Security Truths

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding Windows Vista's security features. It's time to set the record straight.

Web Security Roundup

Here are several ways to protect yourself against dangers on the Web.

Linux: Ready for Prime Time?

The jury is out on whether smaller shops can actually work with open source operating systems.

Microsoft Does Have a SOA Strategy

Redmond was conspicuously absent as the Service-Oriented Architecture hype exploded -- turns out it had a plan after all.

Q&A: Microsoft and Service-Oriented Technology

Steve Martin, director of product management for the Connected Systems Division at Microsoft, talks about shaping his company's SOA strategy.

Product Reviews

Compression with a Dose of Encryption

SecureZIP lets you compress and encrypt e-mails and files on your desktops, laptops and servers.

UML Simplified

Modeling using the Unified Modeling Language was never as easy and inexpensive as it is with UModel.

Barney's Rubble

A Scheme Too Grand

Despite all the talk surrounding SOA, will the technology crash and burn like many others before?

Beta Man

Microsoft Windows Office Live

Not an Office clone, but a way to move the office online.

Foley on Microsoft

Microsoft's iPhone?

With Windows Home Server, Microsoft finally appears to be following Apple's marketing lead -- and it just might work.

Mr. Roboto

Peek in on Your Processes

Get to know the ins and outs of your system's processes with ProcPeek.

Security Advisor

Protect Your Crown Jewels

Tips and tricks for making sure your network's domain controllers remain as secure as possible.

Windows Insider

Syslog ... 20 Years Later

Greg looks at a "new" feature in Vista and Server 2008: Event Log subscription.


Massachusetts Accepts Microsoft's OOXML

The state reverses its position on supporting Microsoft's document format.

Microsoft Livens Up Live

Company combines Live efforts into Live Platform Services.

Software Assurance: To Renew or Not To Renew?

Forrester report says most users question the value of SA.

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