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David Christiansen | March 2009 Entries
PCI-DSS Assessment – Howto: Disable SSL2 and Weak Ciphers on IIS6
If you deal with Credit Cards on the Internet, then it is very likely that you will have to conform to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). You can get the standards specification, the self assessment questionnaire, or find instructions on exactly what you need to do to conform on the PCI-Security Standards Council website. Depending on the nature of your business, and indeed how much money you see, you may need to perform network vulnerability assessments every quarter. These ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:24 PM

DotNetOpenAuth 3.0 (Beta 2) Released
DotNetOpenAuth, previously named DotNetOpenID, is getting so close to it’s next major release 3.0. Beta 2 sees a massive security review being completed and testing of the complete library of OAuth and OpenID protocols for .Net. Major enhancements since beta 1: Much more stable Classic ASP support Tamper protection of callback arguments ASP.NET State Server and other serialized session stores support Check out the version changes page on our wiki for a complete list. You can download Beta 2 from ......

Posted On Thursday, March 12, 2009 9:43 AM

Are we there yet? Definitely Maybe. OASIS publish their Information Card Specification for public review
So, What’s the story? OASIS…No, Not the band, The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards have released their draft Information Card specification…or more exactly : the Identity Metasystem Interoperability specification which prescribes a subset of the mechanisms defined in WS-Trust 1.2, WS-Trust 1.3, WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1, WS-SecurityPolicy 1.2, and WS-MetadataExchange to facilitate the integration of Digital Identity into an interoperable token issuance and consumption ......

Posted On Sunday, March 1, 2009 2:33 PM

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