Article o’ the Week

Cloud Awakens Microsoft’s Server and Tools Giant Has the cloud awakened a sleeping giant at Microsoft? Well, as quiet at it is kept, Microsoft’s strong, steady and increasingly effective Server and Tools Business has crept into the limelight as one of the company’s major sources of income. It is beginning to challenge long-term cash cows…

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Not a Trickle, but a Fire Hose

Sometimes a little outside critique can be a good thing. This is an interesting blog post by Paul Thurrott about developer documentation available for the iPhone and for Windows Phone 7. I don’t agree with every point, but it’s thought provoking. It inspired me to dig in to the task of making some great docs/content releases for the Forefront…

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Protecting Sensitive Data with AD RMS

I recently did a Q and A interview with Softpedia where we discussed AD RMS and its integration into other Microsoft applications. In a nutshell, when we are talking about information protection, we typically mean the encryption of unstructured data (a file) as it travels from user to user, inside an organization, or through the firewall…

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Article o’ the week – Facebook won’t commit to Canada’s privacy watchdog recommendations yet

It’s interesting to watch how social networking complicates information protection. This article explores some issues with third-party Facebook applications and member privacy. Here is a synopsis: Canada’s privacy commissioner has ruled Facebook is breaking the law when it comes to privacy. Third-party applications are collecting too much information, and the site doesn’t delete the information…

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