Update on the "Trust Services" (for Windows Azure) is available!

Microsoft Codename "Trust Services" is an application-level encryption framework that can be used by developers to protect sensitive data stored inside their cloud applications on the Windows Azure Platform. Data encrypted with Trust Services can only be decrypted by authorized data consumers. This empowers data publishers to freely distribute and share data by first encrypting…

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Windows Azure Security Guidance Article

A really good and comprehensive guidance on how to implement security features into your solution, running on Windows Azure: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/net/best-practices/security/. Definitely worth reading… Technorati Tags: Windows Azure,Security

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SQL Azure Test Security Service Preview Available

An interesting feature has been released to the SQL Azure Labs website, called SQL Azure Test Security Service. What it enables is you to assess the security state of one or all of the databases on your SQL Azure server. The service scans databases for security vulnerabilities and provides you a report. You can use…

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Windows Azure Security Architecture

I just read the Windows Azure Security Architecture whitepaper, which is describing security practices used with Windows Azure platform. Definitely interesting for anyone that is wondering how the data is protected in the cloud. A specially interesting section (for me, at least) was the one that describes how the integrity of the data is enforced…

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Windows Azure Security Guidance

Microsoft Patterns & Practices team maintains a great site on Codeplex that handless all aspects of security on Windows Azure platform. The following scenarios are described in details: Web Application Scenarios SOAP Service Scenarios REST Service Scenarios Storage Scenarios Claims Scenarios AppFabric Service Bus Scenarios Really an excellent set of resources (also can be used…

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SDL Process Template for Visual Studio Team System available

I just came across the following process template for Visual Studio Team System that can include Security Development Lifecycle features into your VSTS project. It is a great template that really helps you integrate security concerns and checks into all of the stages of the development lifecycle and is based on the Microsoft’s internal experience….

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