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AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #12: Confidence In the Cloud

Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation

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Trust Me. Why? Because I’m Trustworthy.

Even though it’s been a while since the movie Deep Blue Sea, one line said by Michael Rapaport’s character “Tom Scoggins” has always stuck with me – “Trust Me. Why? Because I’m trustworthy.” But what does it mean to be

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Putting Your Cloud Security Worries to Bed

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being in Calgary and presenting at Prairie Dev Con West. After my sessions, a developer approached me wanting to know how to secure applications in Windows Azure. There are a ton of resources out

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Joël Hébert and Steve Syfuhs on Securing .NET Applications

From Episode 3 – Securing .NET Applications | February 1, 2012 Security experts Joël Hébert and Steve Syfuhs talk all about security – principles, documentation, attack vectors, testing tools, and more. Key Points [03:14] Security as part of standard design

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On the Next D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE – Securing .NET Applications

February 1, 2012 | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >> Next week on Developers, Developers, Developers: LIVE & INTERACTiVE: Developer security experts and TechDays speakers Joël Herbert and Steve Syfuhs will be will be on the show to

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A “Cloud-y” Recap of TechDays Toronto’s Cloud Computing and Online Services Track

With 8 sessions specifically dedicated to Windows Azure and Office 365 at TechDays Toronto, there was plenty of content to go around. There was everything from deciding whether to move to the Cloud, to how to actually do the move

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Posted in Developer Life

AlignIT Manager Tech Talk: Episode 1 – Security in the Age of Social media

Technology is constantly changing. A few years ago, social media was used by a small select few and cloud computing was on the distant horizon. IT departments had enough to worry when it came to security with firewall breaches, phishing

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