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Migrate sites the easier way

20.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

Currently on Microsoft Windows 2003? Running IIS 6? If so, methods of migrating to newer operating systems can include laborious reconfiguration of websites and migration of data. However, a little known tool from Microsoft does speed this process somewhat, zipping…

July 2010 Security Bulletin Release

14.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in the previous post on this months security bulletin releases, there are confirmed to be 4 bulletins addressing 5 vulnerabilities. Refer to this page for details on all updates released this month. 3 have a severity rating of…

July 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

12.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' - for July 2010 - sees the release of 4 bulletins addressing 5 vulnerabilities. Two of the bulletins affect Windows;  both carrying Critical severity rating. All 4 are listed as at least 'may require a restart'.  Of note: 'requires…

IIS Express

6.7.2010 by James Crawshaw

II'S Express' No - not a revival of the 80's British dance act but a new release from Microsoft .... IIS Express is a lightweight installable version of the popular web hosting platform Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, which can…

June 2010 Security Bulletin Release

10.6.2010 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in the previous post on this months security bulletin releases, there are confirmed to be 10 bulletins addressing 34 vulnerabilities. Refer to this page for details on all updates released this month. 3 have a severity rating of…

June 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

7.6.2010 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' - for June 2010 - sees the release of 10 bulletins addressing 34 vulnerabilities. Six of the bulletins affect Windows; of those, two carry a Critical severity rating and four are rated Important. Two of the bulletins,…

May 2010 Security Bulletin Release

12.5.2010 by James Crawshaw

As mentioned in the previous post on this months security bulletin releases, there are confirmed to be only 2 bulletins this month. Both have a severity rating of critical and an exploitability index rating of 2 - see below for…

May 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

7.5.2010 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' - for May 2010 - sees the release of 2 Critical bulletins addressing 2 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Exchange. In addition to the bulletins Microsoft also announced that in the wake of the recent…

Speed and Security Change Browser Landscape

5.5.2010 by Stephen McNamara

A recent study by NetApplications has revealed that Microsoft's Internet Explorer is continuing to lose market share while Google Chrome has seen a sharp rise in popularity. Experts are largely attributing the shift to the security concerns surrounding IE, combined…

MS SQL 2008 R2 availble to download on MSDN and technet

4.5.2010 by James Crawshaw

Following the recent release (April 21) of the flagship Microsoft Database server, SQL 2008 R2, this has now been made availble for download via the Technet and MSDN sites.   Subscribers can access the 2008 R2 editions of Enterprise, Standard, Web, Workgroup…