Will SP2 protect your system?
When Microsoft's Service Pack 2 is finally released, will the new firewall feature offer adequate protection? Which processors will work with the update? ZDNet's David Berlind asks Rich Kaplan, vice president of Microsoft's Security Business & Technology unit.
Microsoft reveals efforts to close windows of vulnerability
Expected for release later this year, Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 focuses on three areas of security: default firewalls, automatic updates and scanning for current virus protection. At CeBit America in New York, Microsoft's Greg Sullivan tells ZDNet's David Berlind that while SP2 is a security improvement for Windows, it's just the first step in a continual fight against network threats.
Gates emphasizes security in Windows update
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates shows off an improved firewall and other security features that will be part of the upcoming Service Pack 2 for Windows XP.
Insight on Microsoft's proactive security endeavor
A Gartner expert weighs in on Bill Gates' RSA Conference announcement of Microsoft's new, "proactive" approach for network security.
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