Keep up-to-date on security information

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Bulletins, newsletters, newsgroups, and discussion groups contain the latest information about security-related issues, what products are affected (if any), how to help protect your computers, and what needs to be done to fix a security problem. These resources also contain links to other sources of information. Staying current with security information helps you protect your data and network from unauthorized access, viruses, and data theft.

Review Security Bulletins

Security bulletins provide the latest security information. The Microsoft Security Response Center regularly publishes hotfixes and security bulletins. For more information, see The Security TechCenter at the Microsoft Web site (

Sign Up for Security Newsletters

To receive e-mails about alerts and updates for all your Microsoft products, subscribe to the Microsoft Security Update Newsletter at the Microsoft Web site ( Also, stay current on updates for any other software that you may use by visiting the manufacturer's Web site.

Review Newsgroups and Other Discussion Groups

Review newsgroups to receive the latest security-related information.