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An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and membership   CORY DOCTOROWSEPTEMBER 18, 2017https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/open-letter-w3c-director-ceo-team-and-membershipDear Jeff, Tim, and colleagues,In 2013, EFF was disappointed to learn that the W3C had taken on the project of standardizing “Encrypted Media Extensions,” an API whose sole function was to provide a first-class role […]

An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and ...














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A few years ago [1] I wrote about how you could enable Domain Accounts to self-manage their ServicePrincipalNames.  This is particularly advantageous when using Kerberos to secure services. We recently needed to set up some service accounts in Active Directory to participate in establishing a Kerberos capability for middleware integration.  […]

Manage ServicePrincipalName Properties Using PowerShell



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Introduction As APIs and web services become more and more prevalent, particularly in the Enterprise, there is an increasing need to look at ways to secure the more important interfaces, particularly if they enable access to sensitive data. Recently, I’ve been investigating ways to secure ASP.NET Web APIs using Active […]

Securing a Web API with ADFS 3.0 and JWT tokens


Happy Thanksgiving to folks in the USA. I’ve finally taken the plunge and decided to get stuck into the recently released Release Candidate (RC) of ASP.NET 5.  Prior to today, I’d stuck with the RTM version of Visual Studio 2015 which insulated me from some of the changes which are […]

Preparing for ASP.NET vNext and Visual Studio 2015


So this article isn’t going to be for everyone, however I suspect it will be somewhat appealing for anyone who is looking at Windows Server 2012 R2’s Failover Clustering capability.  Introduction I’m going to write this in a series of posts, as I think there’s also some merit in looking […]

High Availability: MassTransit 2.x with Clustered MSMQ – Part 1