Monthly Archives: January 2005

Security Instrumentation with WMI

I  started to explain here, why instrumentation (though strictly speaking this is not a security feature) is very important to build secure applications. Another option is to use WMI (see here and here and here). Which specific technology you use to let … Continue reading

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ProtectedXml

While writing some demos for DevWeek, i came up with a nice way to use ProtectedData. I wanted to have some custom attributes to put on class members, and if such a attributed class gets XML-serialized those members should be … Continue reading

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Remoting and IPC Channel

Whidbey supports a new channel for Remoting – IPC. IPC channels are for intra-machine communication only and use named pipes. The good thing is, that IPC channels are locked down, so they permit only connections from the local host – … Continue reading

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LogParser 2.2

finally. it is here! just downloading it. LogParser 2.2Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data such as log files, XML files and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the … Continue reading

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Advanced Developer Workshops 2005

Michael Willers and I are doing four workshops about windows/.net/asp.net security in germany this year. The workshops are 2-days long and michael will cover .NET/Windows and CAS. I will focus on ASP.NET (description in german). topics covered: .NET Code Access … Continue reading

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WMI Scriptomatic 2.0

via brian johnson Scriptomatic 2.0A completely new version of the famous Scriptomatic, the utility that writes WMI scripts for you. (And, in the process, teaches you the fundamental concepts behind writing WMI scripts for yourself.) Unlike its predecessor, Scriptomatic 2.0 … Continue reading

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W2K3 and Security Configuration Wizard

Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003 is due to be released soon. You can download the RC1 from TechNet (more info and download here). Besides some other interesting features (mostly XP SP2 features reintegrated) there is a new “Security … Continue reading

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