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Getting Ready for the Information Security Summit

by Neil MacDonald  |  June 17, 2010  |  Comments Off

I’ve been absent from my regular blogging routine over the last week getting ready for the 16th annual US Gartner Information Security Summit to be held next week in Washington DC. I’ve already made appointments to talk with many of you directly at the event and I’m looking forward to meeting and discussing my areas […]

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Category: Information Security SharePoint Security Virtualization Security     Tags: , , , , ,

Is .NET More Secure Than Java?

by Neil MacDonald  |  June 1, 2010  |  4 Comments

Interesting question – eh? There is a great amount of passion on both sides of the argument. Beyond the emotion and hype, what’s the reality? After Microsoft followed Java’s lead and adopted an interpreted byte code model (common language runtime) for .NET, our official position has been that in the hands of a skilled developer, […]

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Category: Application Security     Tags: , , ,