Beyond Forefront TMG and UAG: Where Do We Go Now?

With the demise of Microsoft’s venerable Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and the powerful Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 platforms, many organizations are looking for viable upgrade alternatives for providing edge security and remote access for their organizations. For those seeking to move forward using Microsoft-based solutions on the Celestix appliance platform, there… Continue reading Beyond Forefront TMG and UAG: Where Do We Go Now?

Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG Licensing after Product End-of-Life

Recently I’ve seen a lot of discussion across various online forums about licensing challenges for Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG 2010. As you most likely know, these products have been deprecated since Microsoft formally announced their end of life a few years ago. Complicating things for many organizations is the fact that Microsoft stopped selling… Continue reading Microsoft Forefront TMG and UAG Licensing after Product End-of-Life

Celestix Announces TMG and UAG Software Support Program

Introduction When Microsoft announced the end of life for Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010, they pledged to provide mainstream support for both TMG and UAG until April 14, 2015, and extended support until April 14, 2020. Microsoft mainstream support is complimentary for anyone who has purchased TMG… Continue reading Celestix Announces TMG and UAG Software Support Program

POODLE Attack Mitigation for the Celestix Appliance Platform

Introduction Recently, researchers at Google discovered a serious vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol. When successfully exploited, this vulnerability allows an attacker to obtain sensitive information that is secured by it. SSL 3.0 is an old, outdated protocol that is not commonly used today. However, SSL 3.0 is still widely implemented and supported in most… Continue reading POODLE Attack Mitigation for the Celestix Appliance Platform