Data Recovery with EFS

Data Recovery with EFS – Encrypted File System in WS2003/WinXP – good short article (By Alun Jones, Microsoft Security MVP) over at Microsoft Technet website.

Too many people get caught with checking the box to encrypt folders and don’t have a backup/recovery plan when their system cannot be revived. Follow this article to ensure you don’t get caught!!

Link to Technet Article

I Just Got a Security Bulletin. Now What?

The November issue of Technet Magazine has an excellent article “I just got a security bulletin. Now what?” on patching and the patch cycle. You could certainly use many parts of the article and apply them to any OS not just Windows. Technet Magazine is free for download from their main site at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/default.aspx