Microsoft to unveil Forefront Online Security for Exchange

Microsoft is sharing news around is various enterprise security offerings. One of those announcements is the unveiling of what Microsoft is calling “Forefront Online Security for Exchange,” which is designed to protect on-premise inboxes from spam and malware. Will it also be able to protect Exchange Online inboxes? It  doesn’t need to, claimed Doug Leland. Microsoft’s hosted […]

Microsoft is sharing news around is various enterprise security offerings. One of those announcements is the unveiling of what Microsoft is calling “Forefront Online Security for Exchange,” which is designed to protect on-premise inboxes from spam and malware. Will it also be able to protect Exchange Online inboxes? It  doesn’t need to, claimed Doug Leland. Microsoft’s hosted Business Productivity Online Suite already includes Forefront-for-Exchange protection as a built-in part of that bundle of services, he said. Pricing for the first of the Forefront Online services starts at $1.75 per user per month, according to Microsoft’s Web site.

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