Forefront Endpoint Protection Resources to bookmark July 9th, 2012

Vinod Kumar

In continuation to various other links and resources posted on this blog, here is bunch of Forefront related links and resources that you might find useful. The Anti-Virus component of FEP is also more advanced and is based on the Microsoft Security Essentials, providing better support for rootkit detection, host intrusion prevention, and cloud based threat analysis.

The high level site to access is: http://www.microsoft.com/fep

Training Links

Featured Videos

  1. Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
  2. Top 5 Reasons to Move to Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
  3. Forefront Endpoint Protection: New Protection Feature Demos
  4. Understanding the Convergence of Security and Management
  5. Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Demos and Interview
  6. Protecting your Infrastructure with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
  7. How to Create a Policy with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
  8. Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010: Simplified Policy Management Demo
  9. How to Deploy the Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection Client to a Computer
  10. How to Run a Quick Scan with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
  11. How to Update Antimalware Definitions with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 using WSUS

Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (TechNet Edge)

  1. Business Ready Security Solutions: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Server (1 of 10)
  2. Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 2 of 10)
  3. Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Server (Part 3 of 10)
  4. Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 4 of 10)
  5. Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 5 of 10)
  6. Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 6 of 10)
  7. Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 7 of 10)
  8. AD RMS + Exchange: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 8 of 10)
  9. Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 9 of 10)
  10. Forefront Identity Manager 2010: Microsoft Forefront Virtual Event (Part 10 of 10)

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (TechNet)

  • What’s New in FEP 2010 Update Rollup 1
  • Release Notes
  • Overview
  • System Requirements
  • Getting Started
  • Planning and Architecture
  • Performance and Scalability
  • Server Installation
  • Client Deployment
  • Operations
  • Troubleshooting
  • Technical Reference

System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection

What’s new in Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012?

Endpoint Protection (TechNet)

  • System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Privacy Statement
  • Information and Support for System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
  • Endpoint Protection Client Help
  • Why do I need antivirus and antispyware software?
  • Getting started
  • Scanning for viruses, spyware, and other potentially unwanted software
  • What’s real-time protection?
  • How do I know that Endpoint Protection is running on my computer?
  • What are virus and spyware definitions?
  • How do I remove or restore items quarantined by Endpoint Protection?
  • What is the Microsoft Active Protection Service Community?
  • Troubleshooting
  • Glossary

Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager

  • Introduction to Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Planning for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Configuring Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Operations and Maintenance for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Security and Privacy for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager
  • Technical Reference for Endpoint Protection in Configuration Manager

Forefront Webcasts/Podcasts

Security and Anti-Malware Management with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010: Features and Protection Technologies

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 and System Center Configuration Manager

Forefront Forums

It is a place where questions can be asked/answered, where you can review conversations on relevant topics by other administrators, and where you can interact with other IT professionals.

Forefront Endpoint Protection

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Support

Downloads

Administrators can download both FEP 2010 as well as the FEP 2010 Security Management Pack for use with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Downloads

System Center 2012 Client Management and Security Solutions

Useful Blogs

Some of the blogs worth bookmark are:

Forefront Endpoint Security Blog (from the Microsoft engineering team)

Forefront Team Blog

Forefront Classroom Training

Course 50509A: Implementing Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (2-day instructor led)

  • After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Articulate the value proposition and key features of FEP 2010.
  • Understand the protection technologies built into the FEP client to protect desktops, laptops and servers from malicious code threats.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of System Center Configuration Manager 2007.
  • Understand the FEP server components and how they are integrated into a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 infrastructure.
  • Understand how to manage FEP client policy and definition updates.
  • Understand the FEP client architecture and how the client can be deployed across an organization.
  • Understand the various options for monitoring, alerting and reporting on the health and malware activity of FEP clients.
  • Understand how FEP can leverage System Center Operations Manager 2007 to provide real-time monitoring of high value endpoints.

Feel free to add additional resources if I have missed here.

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