Encrypting the Web.config in VB

I got a request for how to do the encryption of the web.config but this time in VB, so I thought I’d post it here on the blog as well. The logic is about the same, although I found that in VB I had to add a line to the configuration to save the new…


How to encrypt the Web.Config

In the security session we did I showed in one of the sample how you can encrypt the web.config file by adding code to the global.asax file. The cool part of this is that using this technique you can secure application specific settings like connection strings and other data in the unlikely event that someone…


MSDN Security Session Links

Technorati Tags: MSDN MSDN Events is back! It’s a new year and this week I’m back on the road delivering MSDN events again. The topics we’re covering include ASP.NET Membership, IIS 7.0 and Hacker Tricks…we show how the exploits work and what you can do to prevent them. In the presentation we’ve got a number…


Some CardSpace resources

here’s some links about cardspace: http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/security/Microsoft_CardSpace_Using_a_Card.aspx http://chewedpencil.net/blogs/tomas/archive/tags/CardSpace/default.aspx Managed Cards: http://cardspace.netfx3.com/files/folders/samples_rc_1/entry5996.aspx Casadehambone – http://www.casadehambone.com/Default.aspx#a5052c092-a6b4-4724-9a9e-3502cbcc98a6 Vitorrio http://blogs.msdn.com/vbertocci/default.aspx http://self-issued.info/


CardSpace resources

I had the opportunity and privilege yesterday to visit Eugene Oregon and present the MSDN event there. This quarter we’re covering the 4th pillar of .NET 3.0 – CardSpace (the other 3 are Windows Presentation Foundation, Communication Foundation, and WorkFlow). There were lots of great questions and interest in the topic, with many questions about…