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MongoDB 2.6: Our Biggest Release Ever

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, April 8, 2014
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By Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-founder, MongoDBDiscuss on Hacker NewsIn the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The t...

Exchange Operations Assessment

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, March 31, 2014
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Tech firm Splunk announced its latest Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues app will be released next month....

Security Tips for Windows XP Stragglers

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, March 25, 2014
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Microsoft on Monday offered some last-minute security advise for those who plan to still be on Windows XP after support ends....

Working With FIPS 140 Crypto Standards

K. Scott Allen, March 18, 2014
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To explain the 140 series of the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) in plain talk and without dozing off is challenging, but let me give it a try: FIPS cryptographic standards specify d...

MASTER CLASS #2 - Security

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, March 13, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information I will be conducting the following a...

Private Cloud, What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

Simple Talk, March 11, 2014
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Even where organisations cannot make full use of public cloud for reasons of security or because of bandwidth limitations, many of the advantages of flexibility and rapid deployment can be made by pro...

Using LinkedIn JavaScript API for User Authentication and Profile Retrieval

DotNetBips.com Latest Articles, March 11, 2014
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Integrating third-party sign-in with a website is quite common these days. Just like Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn too allows you to ingrate LinkedIn authentication with your own website. One simple ...

Using LinkedIn JavaScript API for User Authentication and Profile Retrieval

BinaryIntellect.net :: The .NET Code Gallery, March 11, 2014
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Integrating third-party sign-in with a website is quite common these days. Just like Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn too allows you to ingrate LinkedIn authentication with your own website. One simple ...

Consuming JsonP from a WCF Service ( C# .Net ) using jQuery across different Domains

The Code Project Latest Articles, March 10, 2014
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Accessing Json Data across different domain using JsonP to get arround Security warning...

Implementing ASP.NET Identity

K. Scott Allen, January 20, 2014
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In previous posts (listed below), we saw how the UserManager class in ASP.NET Identity provides the domain logic for an identity and membership system. Your software makes calls into a UserManager obj...

Travelling with a Mac

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, January 18, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information I travel quite a bit, and my work mu...

Attacks Targeting Java and Android Devices Increased in 2013

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, January 17, 2014
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Cisco's Annual Security Report, released this week, found that malware targeting Java made up 91 percent of all Web-based attacks last year....

Microsoft To Halt Security Essentials Support for XP Machines

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, January 10, 2014
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Microsoft Security Essentials, the company's free antimalware software, will no longer be supported for Windows XP once official support ends on April 8....

Implementing multiple file upload with progress bars within ASP.NET

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 18, 2013
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Demonstration and useful code for implementing multiple file upload with real-time progress bars by utilizing the Uploadify library within ASP.NET with added security....

MongoLab Now Supports Two-Factor Authentication

MongoLab - MongoDB Hosting, November 25, 2013
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Here at MongoLab, security is one of our foremost concerns. Part of our stewardship of our users’ data, in addition to keeping it accessible and intact, is doing our best to secure it against unauthor...

Cloud Insecurity

Simple Talk, November 22, 2013
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Often, one sees the views of those raising reasoned doubts about cloud security dismissed as fogeyish and cloud-phobic. Of course, it’s a persuasive argument that cloud security is actually a non-issu...

Telerik Announces Integration with PayPal Payments Standard and WorldPay, Just in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season

Sitefinity Blogs, November 12, 2013
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Integration Ensures an Added Layer of Security with PCI DSS Compliance for Millions of Web Interactions Daily...

Windows 8.1, HID and a Missile Launcher (Oh my)

MSDN: Coding4Fun, October 11, 2013
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Today's Hardware Friday post continues in our Windows 8.1 HID theme (more on that next week too). Today, Lewis Benge takes us to a place where every geek cube dweller dreams of going, a Missile Enable...

Are We a Democracy Or A Republic?

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, October 5, 2013
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The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were...

Building a Windows 8 Powered Mini-Arcade Machine

MSDN: Coding4Fun, October 4, 2013
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Today's Hardware Friday project by Jesse Freeman is one that I think even I can build. Speaking of build, an alternate title for this post could have been, "Something cool I can do with my Build 2013...

Disable User Account Control On Windows 8

Rick Strahls WebLog, October 2, 2013
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User Account Control was introduced with Vista to tighten down security in Windows. It's been there ever since and has been slightly tweaked in Windows 7 and updated again in Windows 8. The basic idea...

Windows Azure: New Virtual Machine, Active Directory, Multi-Factor Auth, Storage, Web Site and Spending Limit Improvements

ScottGus Blog, September 26, 2013
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This week we released some great updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: Compute: New 2-CPU Core 14 GB RAM instance option Virtual Machines: Support for Oracle Software...

The betrayal of Trust in America

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, September 19, 2013
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When our great nation was started, Americans had a high degree of trust in their government. They felt that it genuinely represented the interests of the people. Government policy in developed countr...

IE10 There is a problem with this website's security certificate

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, September 12, 2013
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SharePoint Training: more information Yeah I know, weve seen this error nu...

Hooray! See Upcoming Appointments in Outlook 2013

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 26, 2013
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I am but one of thousands of Outlook users who were flabbergasted that Microsoft removed future appointments from the ToDo Bar in Outlook 2013. You can only see whats happening on the day that is sele...

Dont Lose the War

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, August 16, 2013
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The insanity of American foreign policy is on display everywhere in the world. When you go to war against anyone, especially against extreme cultures and nations, you must bomb Dresden into smoking ru...

Customizing CreateUserWizard control to show only Sign Up step

DotNetBips.com Latest Articles, July 31, 2013
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Recently a reader asked - Can CreateUserWizard control be customized to show a predefined Security Questions instead of allowing user to enter his own question? Can CreateUserWizard control be configu...

What the War on [insert favorite liberal theme here] is really all about

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, July 29, 2013
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Recently Townhall had an excellent article on this subject.  Liberals love to bring out the theory of income inequality to address every perceived problem in our culture whether its global warmi...

62% Surveyed Say Government Snooping on Private Cloud Data

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 26, 2013
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More than half of 300 senior-level IT and security pros said that government agencies are accessing corporate data in the cloud....

The Need for Secure Coding

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 25, 2013
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The reality is that, todays information security landscape sucks, attacks are becoming more sophisticated, and getting folks involved in producing the software thinking about security seems like a los...

The Bankruptcy of Progressive Liberalism

Peter Brombergs UnBlog, July 21, 2013
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A clever man (or a clever city or state government) can survive and even appear to prosper for awhile on very limited resources. He can live on borrowed money, shifting from creditor to creditor as bi...

CacheAdapter 3.0 Released

Glavs Blog, July 21, 2013
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I am happy to announce that CacheAdapter Version 3.0 has been released. You can grab the nuget package from here or you can download the source code from here For those not familiar with what the Cac...

Running an RDLC (SQL Report) in ASP.NET without SSRS

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 14, 2013
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SSRS and BIDS are nice for making reports, but they don't embed into your ASP.NET project very nicely. This is one way to do it without the requirement for full SSRS (and the security hoops)....

Running a RDLC (SQL Report) in ASP.NET without SSRS

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 14, 2013
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SSRS and BIDS are nice for making reports, but they don't embed into your ASP.NET project very nicely. This is one way to do it without the requirement for full SSRS (and the security hoops)....

Microsoft's July Patch Tuesday Includes 6 'Critical' Bulletins

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 9, 2013
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Microsoft's July's Security Update, released on Tuesday, includes a massive Internet Explorer fix....

JustMock Release History : Q2 2013 (version 2013.2.611)

Telerik News RSS Feed, June 12, 2013
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What's new: New: Everything can be mocked at any time, even after it has been JIT-compiled New: Unified public API for mocking MsCorLib and everything else - no need to use Mock.Replace() New: Elevat...

JustMock Release History : Q2 2013 Beta (version 2013.2.530)

Telerik News RSS Feed, May 31, 2013
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What's new: New: Everything can be mocked at any time, even after it has been JIT-compiled New: Unified public API for mocking MsCorLib and everything else - no need to use Mock.Replace() New: Elevat...

Creating your own DYI Laser shooting range...

MSDN: Coding4Fun, May 31, 2013
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Come on, it's fricken lasers! DIY laser-shooting rangeThis is probably the first post on (hopefully) a series of offtopic posts covering cool things Ive done and consider worth sharing. Its about a si...

.NET Security Part 4

Simple Talk, May 28, 2013
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Finally, in this series, I am going to cover some of the security issues that can trip you up when using sandboxed appdomains. DISCLAIMER: I am not a security expert, and this is by no means an exhaus...

Using Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) in ASP.NET Web API

DotNetBips.com Latest Articles, May 11, 2013
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For security reasons browsers prohibit AJAX calls to resources residing outside the current origin. This means you under the current settings, you can't provide a service exposed by a Web API to some ...

.NET Security Part 1

Simple Talk, May 2, 2013
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Ever since the first version of .NET, it’s been possible to strictly define the actions and resources a particular assembly can use, and, using Code Access Security, permissions to perform certain act...

Better Testers

youve been HAACKED, April 22, 2013
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In a recent post, Test Better, I suggested that developers can and ought do a better job of testing their own code. If you havent read it, I recommend you read that post first. Im totally not biased i...

A WebAPI Basic Authentication Authorization Filter

Rick Strahls WebLog, April 18, 2013
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Recently I needed to implement user based security in a Web API application that's easily accessible from a variety of clients. The customer asked specifically for Basic Auth support and so needed to ...

A WebAPI Basic Authentication Authorization Filter

Rick Strahls WebLog, April 18, 2013
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Web API allows for a number of different ways to implement security. The 'accepted' way to handle authentication is to use either IIS's built in security (ie. rely on HttpContext and the IIS authentic...

Java 7 Update 21

IKVM.NET Weblog, April 17, 2013
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While I was working on rewriting IKVM's dynamic binding support based on method handles I stumbled into a rather serious bug in the Oracle Java implementation. It allowed any code t...

Publishing app with Windows Intune

the telerik blogs, April 16, 2013
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The Windows Intune cloud service enables you to centrally manage and secure PCs through a single web-based console so you can keep your computers, IT staff, and users operating at peak performance fro...

How to implement a custom IPrincipal in ASP.NET MVC 4 internet project

The Code Project Latest Articles, April 9, 2013
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A simple tip on how to implement a custom IPrincipal in ASP.NET MVC 4 template project with WebMatrix.WebSecurity and OAuthWebSecurity....

Windows Azure: Active Directory Release, New Backup Service + Web Site Monitoring and Log Improvements

ScottGus Blog, April 8, 2013
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Today we released some great enhancements to Windows Azure. These new capabilities include: Active Directory: General Availability release of Windows Azure AD it is now ready for production use! ...

Your house, 11 Netduinos and the Cloud...

MSDN: Coding4Fun, March 22, 2013
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Today's Hardware Friday project by Mike Linnen is one that's pretty awesome in a cool Internet of Things kind of way. We've featured bits and pieces of like functionality in the past, but I don't thin...

MongoDB 2.4 Released

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, March 19, 2013
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2.4 release notesHash-based Sharding:Capped Arrays:Text Search: Geo Capabilities: MongoDB 2.4 introduces GeoJSON support, a more accurate spherical model and enhanced search including polygon intersec...