I was sitting on the couch last night relaxing from a busy day in Ottawa and I received an email on my Blackberry indicating there was an out-of-band hotfix. You don’t normally see these type of hotfixes, so when one comes along its best to try and implement them asap. [Read more…]
The October advanced notification is posted at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-oct.mspx. This will give you advanced notice of what updates you can expect see next Tuesday, when Microsoft releases their security patches.
Microsoft has a event tour going around Canada in support of EnergizeIT in Toronto. They are giving out a copy of a Study Kit and a voucher and will be presenting some information on Windows Server 2008, Virtualization Security and a Security Bootcamp.
I have attached the links to the signup for all the cities involved below. The Microsoft page about this event is located at http://www.microsoft.ca/technet/energizeit/certificationbootcamp.
It hits Ottawa May 15th.
National User Group Tour
Presented by Your Canadian User Groups
With new products being launched, new technologies being introduced and increased pressure to ensure security across the board, it’s hard to know what the best way is to get up to speed and make sure you’re ready for this wave of opportunity. And even if you do know your “stuff”, how to prove that to your boss or clients?
Join us at the Energize IT Certification Bootcamp where we will take you through hot topics such as Windows Server 2008 and Virtualization Security as presented at this year’s Energize IT event in Toronto and discuss certification paths available along with tips and suggestions on how to approach exams. Be ready ahead of the curve and show what you know through certification.
By joining us at this event, you will have the opportunity to choose a certification study kit from one of the following four books:
1. MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training (Exam 70-299):
Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
2. MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640):
Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
3. MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-642):
Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
4. MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-643):
Configuring Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure
The quantities per city are limited and based on a first come, first serve basis. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.