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Windows 10's ID Management and Security Controls

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, October 23, 2014
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Microsoft outlined some of the new security features making its way to the company's next OS....

The Mindset of the Enterprise DBA: Delegating Work

Simple Talk, October 17, 2014
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A lot of the routine jobs demanded of a DBA can be automated, but a tougher prospect is to automate these jobs in a way that the requestor rather than the DBA can actually set of the job running them...

MongoDB Management Service Re-imagined: The Easiest Way to Run MongoDB

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, October 14, 2014
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Discuss on Hacker NewsWe consistently hear that getting started with MongoDB is easy, but scaling to large configurations that include replication and sharding can be challenging. With MMS, it is now ...

Sharding Pitfalls Part II: Running a Sharded Cluster

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, October 8, 2014
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By Adam Comerford, Senior Solutions EngineerIn Part I we discussed important considerations when picking a shard key. In this post we will go through some recommendations when running a sharded cluste...

Authentication, Authorization and OWIN - Who Moved My Cheese?

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 6, 2014
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With the introduction of OWIN-based security and Identity management in ASP.NET 4.5, the configuration of authentication and authorization have changed a bit for web forms developers. In this article,...

Acunetix WVS Audit Your Website Security

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 29, 2014
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Acunetix WVS audits your website security by running a host of tests. It then provides a concise report of issues it found. Not only does it do this, but it also suggests changes you need to make to f...

Using Blogger.com Blogs On Windows Live Writer in 2014

Run Tings Proper, September 24, 2014
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Ive just tried to pick up my blogging again and tried to get in a million different ways but ultimately kept seeing the error message The username or password is incorrect. Please try again. Heres how...

CacheAdapter 3.2 Released

Glavs Blog, September 23, 2014
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I am pleased to announce that my 'Glav.CacheAdapter' package has recently been updated to 3.2 (we skipped 3.1 for a few reasons). Note: For those not familiar with what this package does, you can loo...

Custom firewalls for your MongoDB deployment(s)

MongoLab - MongoDB Hosting, September 23, 2014
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MongoLab runs all of its hosted MongoDB deployments with authorization enabled, which means that username / password authentication is required before your database can be accessed. For lower-level ne...

A storm of fail

More Whidbey stuff, September 23, 2014
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Its OK to not know something. It really is, if youre willing to admit it, and have a reasonably accurate idea about your own level of competence. Unfortunately, thanks to the Dunning-Kruger effect, we...

Web Application Security Vulnerabilities

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 17, 2014
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Common security vulnerabilities in web applications and how to prevent them....

Web Security: Unvalidated Redirects

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 15, 2014
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Web security: unvalidated redirects...

Microsoft's September Patch: IE Zero-Day Flaw Gets Fix

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, September 9, 2014
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Microsoft's monthly Security Update was released on Tuesday with one bulletin item rated "critical" and three "important" items....

Security Tidbits: Insecure Direct Object References

The Code Project Latest Articles, August 26, 2014
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Web security tip about insecure direct object references in URL request...

Security Insights: Insecure Direct Object Reference

The Code Project Latest Articles, August 20, 2014
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1st web security tip in the series...

Setting up Java Applications to Communicate with MongoDB, Kerberos and SSL

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, August 19, 2014
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By Alex Komyagin, Technical Services Engineer at MongoDBSetting up Kerberos authentication and SSL encryption in a MongoDB Java application is not as simple as other languages. In this post, Im going ...

The Hybrid Cloud: Having your Cake

Simple Talk, July 29, 2014
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Although the Cloud gives us the freedom of using, and paying for, computing resources only when we need them, the public cloud isn't a universal panacea. Private clouds can harness all that cloud te...

Microsoft Downplays Disclosed Active Directory Flaw

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 17, 2014
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A vulnerability in in Active Directory could lead to an attacker gaining access to a system and changing user passwords, according to a security firm disclosure....

Oracle Patch Includes 20 Java Flaw Fixes

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 16, 2014
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Oracle's quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) arrived on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE)....

Microsoft's July Patch Causing 2 Different Crash Flaws

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 15, 2014
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Issues concerning Microsoft's July security update, released last week, have led to crashes for many users. One is connected to the InstallShield application and another is a compatibility issue with ...

Using Encrypted Files Without Decrypting To Disk

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 14, 2014
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Showing how to decrypt files in memory in order to maintain data security....

Spoofed Google and Yahoo SSL Certs Blocked by Microsoft

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 10, 2014
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In a security advisory released by Microsoft today, 45 sensitive secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates that have been unofficially issued by hackers are now blocked for Windows systems....

Microsoft Security Update for July Released, 29 Flaws Addressed

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, July 8, 2014
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Microsoft today released its monthly security update, which includes two items rated "critical," three "important" bulletins and one "moderate" fix....

Security Trimming SharePoint Search

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, June 26, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information My Presentation on Security Trimming...

MongoDB Security Part II: 10 mistakes that can compromise your database

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, June 3, 2014
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This is the second in our 3-part series on MongoDB Security by Andreas Nilsson, Lead Security Engineer at MongoDBThis post outlines 10 things to avoid when configuring security for MongoDB. These type...

Windows XP Hack Allows Access to Windows Embeded Updates

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, May 27, 2014
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According to Betanews, a registry workaround can push through official security updates to Windows XP -- but there's a catch....

MongoDB Security Part 1 - Design and Configuration

The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, May 21, 2014
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By Andreas Nilsson, Lead Security Engineer at MongoDBWith increased regulatory compliance, heightened concerns around privacy and growing risk from hackers and organized crime, the need to secure acce...

MDM TechEd Announcements

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, May 15, 2014
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Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls....

Which New Technology Should I Chase?

Simple Talk, May 6, 2014
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It is a question that almost anybody working in IT occasionally ask themselves. 'How can I best develop my career to make sure my skills and experience remain in demand?' The questions may be spurred ...

Office 365, Identity and Security

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, April 28, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information Ill be speaking about - Title: Offi...

Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service (aka IoT) Limited Beta

MSDN: Coding4Fun, April 25, 2014
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How could we not mention this? IoT is a subject we cover often and now with Microsoft Azure jumping in to help and knowing you guys and the cool stuff you build, well highlighting this is a no brainer...

Report Cites Busy 2013 for Web App and POS Incidents

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Todays Top Picks, April 22, 2014
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According to findings in the latest Verizon security report, the majority of security attacks last year related to Web app attacks and retailer point-of-sale (POS) breaches....

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...

SharePoint Conference Keynote with Bill Clinton

Eli Robillards World of Blog., March 3, 2014
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Writing to you today from the mid-front of the room at Microsoft's SharePoint Conference 2014, where Bill Clinton is about to deliver the keynote. As the clock ticks the embargoes are over and reports...

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...