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Scott Dorman Microsoft MVP, Software Architect, Developer, Author October 2006 Entries
Kernel Patch Protection aka "PatchGuard"
If anyone has been following this technology closely, there have been a lot of complaints by some of the security vendors regarding PatchGuard. I first heard about this technology at TechEd 2006 in a lot of the Vista sessions. The recent controversy caused me to do a little more research in to this technology and the issues surrounding it. The official name for this technology is called Kernel Patch Protection (KPP) and it's purpose is to increase the security and stability of the Windows kernel. ......

Posted On Monday, October 30, 2006 5:06 PM

Hanging out a shingle...
I've finally had time and incentive to put out a real shingle on the web. Most of this is due to Microsoft's new Office Live beta, which provides free domain name registration and hosting (on Microsoft's servers) for as long as I have my account. Office Live Basics is a little limited right now (and probably will continue to stay that way), but it will always be free. Check out the site at: ......

Posted On Friday, October 13, 2006 5:17 PM

TechEd 2007 is not in New Orleans anymore!
This was actually announced a few days ago, but I've been a little slow catching up on the news. Microsoft TechEd 2007, which was originally going to be held in New Orleans, has just been moved. Microsoft hasn't committed to a new location yet, but they actually moved TechEd, WinHEC and MGX. It wouldn't surprise if there are more coming. The official reason is due to the logistics and unreliable air traffic service into and out of the city. We're 13 months out from the destruction caused by Katrina ......

Posted On Friday, October 13, 2006 5:10 PM

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