Security Myth: Only Large Development Teams can Write Secure Code

I would recommend that you share this post on the http://blogs.msdn.com/S4CD with anyone that automatically cite resources as an excuse for not writing secure code.  This  is an extremely well documented example of how a small team can developer secure code and also makes a good point how the smaller business are putting themselves at…

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Half Day Virtual Security Conference–September 27th, 2006

To continue upon the success of last year MSDN Canada Security Webcasts we have raised the level up a notch or two this year.  This year will consist of two Virtual Conferences and eight Security Webcasts titled “Security Chalk Talk” occurring monthly from October 2006 to June 2007.  Furthermore, I will be producing six podcasts…

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New Blog–Security for Canadian Developers

MSDN Canada has created a new blog dedicated 100% to Security for Canadian Developers.  Hence the initials in the name of S4CD and the full address is http://blogs.msdn.com/S4CD  This blog will consist of guest bloggers from some of the leading Security grur in the Canadian Security IT industry. There are already a couple of good…

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"Atlas" March CTP with Go Live license, now available

At MIX06, it was announced that the “Atlas” March CTP is now available and it has a Go Live license so you can take applications into production.  The atlas team also re-launched the http://atlas.asp.net/ with a new “Atlas” enabled experience, customer profiles, improved “Atlas” documentation and more.    Lastly, MIX06 kicked off the “Mash-it-up with ‘Atlas'”…

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[Announcement] realDEVELOPMENT_06 tour is Coming!

Earlier this week, MSDN Canada announced the realDEVELOPMENT_06 tour. realDEVELOPMENT_06 will feature two sets of sessions; one entitled, “Web Platform” and the other entitled, “Security on the Brain”. The Web Platform Sessions will feature talks on technologies that fall into the Web 2.0 camp. Specifically, we’ll examine Windows Live and ASP.NET “Atlas”. The Security on…

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Post Webcast’s Notes: Securing SQL Server 2005 for Developers

This morning was a jammed filled session covering off a lot of changes made to Microsoft SQL Server 2005.  Over the last few weeks we talk exclusively about Front End security issues such as Input trust and the creation of a Development and Design environment to better emulate your production environment.  However, today we switched…

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Webcast’s Post Notes: Visual Studio 2005 and Code Scanning Tools

In today’s webcast we had the opportunity to explore the buffer overrun attack in depth which is considered one of the worst vulnerabilities that exist.  Any code that is written in C or C++ –without proper security code reviews–on any platform is susceptible to buffer overrun.  It is becoming easier and easier to create shell…

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The Beta Experience: Windows Vista and more!!

The Beta Experience is the new testing platform with tailor-made information for Microsoft developers. By registering to the Beta Experience you will be provided with the opportunity to download or order the latest Beta versions of Microsoft software for testing and the Beta Experience newsletter (6-weekly, terminated with the launch of the final version of the software)…

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