Device Authority Keyscaler integration with IoT Hub and DPS for PKI/Cert management | Internet of Things Show

Posted on Posted in aft-iot, Demo, IoT, IotHub, iothubdps, Partner, Security

Join James Penney, CTO, Device Authority, ( to learn how Device Authority’s KeyScaler platform can be used to securely onboard IoT devices to the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service in seconds without human intervention. The KeyScaler platform solves one of the biggest challenges of IoT: onboarding of devices at scale and managing the owner-controlled identities […]

Securing your Azure applications with Azure.Identity | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, .NET Core, aft-net, Azure .NET Services, Azure Platform, Coding, Security

In this episode, Scott from the Azure SDK team joins us to talk about the Azure.Identity library and how it makes authentication easier for your Azure applications. [02:35] – Authenticating changing and the DefaultAzureCredential [04:32] – How the DefaultAzureCredential works [07:04] – How does Azure.Identity relate to MSAL [08:23] – Using Azure.Identity with an Linux […]

Onboard to Azure Security Center for IoT | Internet of Things Show

Posted on Posted in Azure, Demo, IoT, Security Azure Security Center for IoT can help you monitor and manage your IoT security posture. Organizations can now easily protect their IoT deployments using hundreds of built-in security assessments drawn from the industry best practices, or create custom rules in a central dashboard. With newly added IoT security capabilities, you can now reduce attack […]

Azure IoT Edge Security Model | Internet of Things Show

Posted on Posted in aft, aft-iot, IoT, iotedge, Security, Tech Talk

Securing IoT, especially the intelligent edge, is a tall challenge that is best deliverable through a transparent community approach of unifying value contributions from various technology expertise to include but not limited to secure chip technologies, cryptography, software security engineering, and secure device engineering. The IoT Edge security model encourages this transparent community approach where […]

Why is the PIN for Windows Hello more secure than a password? | One Dev Question

Posted on Posted in Application Development, Developer Resources, Developer Tools, Developers, Security, Windows 10

How can a Windows Hello PIN be more secure than a password? We asked Dana Huang, Director of Engineering for Windows Security, to find out how this works. Interesting stuff, with lots more info at Why is the PIN for Windows Hello more secure than a password? | One Dev Question Source: MSDN Channel […]

Defrag Tools #198 – AaronLocker | Defrag Tools

Posted on Posted in IT Pro, Security

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Aaron Margosis joins us to discuss AaronLocker – a set of scripts that help you configure AppLocker. AppLocker restricts application execution, auditing or protecting your system from unwanted/malicious software. We delve into the abilities of AppLocker, what the AaronLocker scripts automate, and see what it looks like when an […]

Defrag Tools #197 – Windows Defender ATP | Defrag Tools

Posted on Posted in IT Pro, Security

In this episode of Defrag Tools, Chris Jackson, the "App Compat Guy" (@appcompatguy), joins us to discuss Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) – a unified platform for preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response. Defender ATP can be used to automatically investigate alerts and remediate complex threats in minutes. We delve into the […]

Mobile App Security with Kerry W. Lothrop | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, iOS, Security, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Kerry Lothrop, Microsoft MVP, who talks to us about securing mobile applications. We chat about how to hide those API keys, use certificate pinning, and how to monitor your app’s traffic. Show Links: Kerry’s Blog on Mobile App Security Kerry’s Presentation on Security from Xamarin Evolve Find […]