WCF Authorization with Custom Principal

Hi, I am Syam Pinnaka, Sr. SDE in InfoSec tools team. In AuthZ component of CISF, we have a requirement to perform authorization checks in a WCF service. Since CISF AuthZ module has a custom implementation of IPrincipal called as CISFPrincipal, Its looks little tricky to use the CISFPincipal in a WCF client. but WCF…

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Introducing the Connected Information Security Framework and Risk Tracker

The Microsoft Information Security Tools (IST) team has released the Connected Information Security Framework (CISF), a software development framework comprises of API’s and reusable components that is designed to ‘create bespoke or custom information security and risk management solutions.’ Additionally along with this release of CISF, the IST team is also releasing the first custom…

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Sharing Master Pages in Multiple Projects

Hi Anil Chintala here. I am working on a requirement for a Portal, which is to share the look and feel of the portal by multiple web applications seamlessly and without any rework. I started doing some prototyping work and writing up some scenarios we would like to consider for the requirement. For the sake…

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Application Portfolio Management (APM)

Vineet Batta here….This is a short introduction to the Application Portfolio Management (APM) component of the Connected Information Security Framework or CISF that we hope to reach the CTP milestone in next 2-3 weeks.  The APM component is designed to let you couple this lightweight application portfolio management system with your exiting development processes so…

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Creating a Redistributable CISF Portal Widget

[As part of CISF we will ship an ASP.NET AJAX web portal in which you can host your custom security management applications. The portal allows users to personalize certain pages by selecting various widgets made available to them. The information in this blog post is informational only at this stage. We would suggest you wait…

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Create a Bing Widget for the CISF Security Portal

[As part of CISF we will ship an ASP.NET AJAX web portal in which you can host your custom security management applications. The portal allows users to personalize certain pages by selecting various widgets made available to them. The information in this blog post is informational only at this stage. We would suggest you wait…

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Understanding CISF Portal Widget Framework

[As part of CISF we will ship an ASP.NET AJAX web portal in which you can host your custom security management applications. The portal allows users to personalize certain pages by selecting various widgets made available to them. The information in this blog post is informational only at this stage. We would suggest you wait…

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An Introduction to the Connected Information Security Platform or CISF

Mark Curphey here. Nearly two years ago I came to Microsoft to explore an idea. As Big Weld in the film Robots said “see a need, fill a need” and I had seen a need! For several years I had been looking at the security management tools space and talking with security professionals about their…

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Creating Multi-Level Navigational Menu with the ASP.NET Repeater Control and CSS Styles

Syam Pinnaka here, I am a Senior Developer on the Information Security Tools team focused mainly on building identity management software using Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (more info about FIM can be found here and well be talking about the work we do on FIM in future post) as well as the Security Portal. The…

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Lean Machine

Marius Grigoriu here… I’m the Product Manager for Risk Tracker and parts of the Connected Information Security Framework, some of the software we’re building for Microsoft Information Security and that we will frequently mention on this blog. The other day I got a link to the following article: http://shapingsoftware.com/2009/06/15/introduction-to-lean-software-development/ Reading this article got me thinking…

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