JSI Tip 10284. Support WebCast: Understanding Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 883733 contains the following Session Summary:

The changes to Microsoft Windows Firewall, Automatic Updates, and the Windows kernel help provide a better environment for Microsoft Windows customers. These changes may require modifications to be fully deployed in an enterprise computing environment. This Support WebCast discusses the changes in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). The session also talks about how customers in enterprise computing environments can prepare to deploy the service pack. It discusses the details of buffer overflow prevention, network protection, and patching technologies in Windows XP SP2, and the deployment mechanisms to control each.

This is a Level 200 session presented by Mark Harris.

Mark Harris is he Windows XP SP2 program manager. He has worked on the Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 2003 teams in the Windows division of Microsoft for the past nine years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Science from Ohio State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Washington.

Mark is joined by three other members of the Windows XP SP2 team:

Charles Erwin, Consumer Readiness Lead for SP2
Steve Cartwright, Software Test Engineer for Windows Firewall
Matt Desai, Security Center Test Manager

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