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Robert Sheldon

Cybercrime - the Dark Edges of the Internet

Criminal activity is a growing menace on the internet. This inevitably means more diligence is required by legitimate users in the face of an increasingly sophisticated criminal threat. Robert Sheldon describes some of the emerging threats and risks. Read more...

Mike Wood

Windows Azure Management Certificates

Although Windows Azure can be used from the portal, it comes into its own once provisioning, deployments and maintenance can be automated or undertaken with specialized tools. To reach this stage, you need to understand Windows Azure Management Certificates. Mike Wood brings all this information into one article and guides you through the process. Read more...

Ming Lee

Show me security in the cloud!

The cloud isn't any more, or less, inherently secure than any other platform. To be confident that your cloud data is secure, there are several precautions you can take, as Ming describes. Read more...

Anton Staykov

Online Identity Management via Windows Azure Access Control Service

Windows Azure Access Control Service can be used to integrate your application’s authentication and authorization logic with whatever Identity providers you wish, as long as they support one of the security protocols that the service understands Read more...

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Windows Azure Virtual Machine: A look at Windows Azure IaaS Offerings (Part 2)
 We continue our introduction of the Azure IaaS by discussing how images and disks are used in the Azure... Read more...

An Introduction to Windows Azure BLOB Storage
 Azure BLOB storage is persistent Cloud data storage that serves a variety of purposes. Mike Wood shows... Read more...

An Introduction to Windows Azure Table Storage
 Windows Azure Tables are intended for the storage of large amounts of schemaless data. Tables are just... Read more...

Managing session state in Windows Azure: What are the options?
 Because you can't maintain session state for ASP.NET applications in Azure using the default in-process... Read more...

Creating a custom Login page for federated authentication with Windows Azure ACS
 Windows Azure Acess Control Service (ACS) provides a way of authenticating users who need to access web... Read more...