JSI Tip 9414. TechNet Support WebCast: TCP/IP security enhancements in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 900937 contains the following Session Summary:

Session Summary

Thursday, June 16, 2005: 10:00 AM Pacific time (Coordinated Universal Time -7 hours)

TCP/IP functionality has been significantly improved in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) . Security enhancements have been added that include connection rate limiting, raw socket changes, SYN attack protection changes, reassembly attack protection, initial sequence number (ISN) and hash table attacks, and TCP injection ("slipping in the window") attack fixes . This WebCast discusses these security enhancements . Additionally, the WebCast covers some top issues that customers face when they deal with the TCP/IP stack and proposed solutions for these issues.

This is a Level 200 session that will be presented by Deepak Bansal. .

Deepak Bansal has been with Microsoft for two years, first as a program manager for Quality of Service and now as a program manager for TCP/IP . Before he joined Microsoft, Deepak worked at Motorola on broadband networks . He has both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from IIT, Delhi, India, and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from MIT . His areas of interest include computer network protocols, wireless networks, quality of service, and congestion control . He has authored many papers in various leading networking conferences such as SIGCOMM and INFOCOM . He also has one patent issued and three patents filed.

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