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Keeping Secrets: A Guide to VB .NET Cryptography

he indisputable appeal of Web services will drive most organizations to evaluate development platforms such as .NET. However, security concerns have always made organizations reluctant to embrace new technologies. Fortunately,

Managed Security: Build It Right the First Time

roviding a service on the Web entails a wealth of concerns, from system design, network architecture, and application development, to maintenance and security. This last aspect is often overlooked and

How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan

The key to surviving an IT-disabling disaster is a business continuity strategy, a set of policies and procedures for reacting to and recovering from such an event, and the main

A Hard Lesson Learned: Have a Data Recovery Plan

owards the end of an otherwise typical business day in September, Kurt Sundling, Technical Operations Manager for Monaco Coach Corporation, got word that the Monaco staff’s attempts to access Help

Design Secure Visual Studio.NET Web Services

ost Web services created with Visual Studio.NET are written in a managed language such as C# or VB.NET, which has security benefits. Managed code can help mitigate security threats such