Azure Key Vault Manager

Azure Key Vault is generally available. If you use Azure Key Vault in your projects, then there's a high probability that you felt the need of a handy dev tool to manage your Vault. Here it is. http://keyvaultmanager.azurewebsites.net GitHub: https://github.com/thuru/AzureKeyVaultManager More about Azure Key Vault: https://thuruinhttp.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/azure-key-vault-setup-and-usage-scenarios/

Azure Key Vault setup and usage scenarios

Introduction At the time of this writing Azure Key Vault is in preview.  Azure Key Vault is a secure store solution for storing string based confidential information. The reason I’ve mentioned that the string based confidential information is that you can store a key used for encrypting a file, but you cannot store the encrypted … Continue reading Azure Key Vault setup and usage scenarios

Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Azure accounts, Graph API and Multi tenant application development.

Last week I did a session about Azure AD and multi tenant application development using Azure AD. Azure AD is a big topic and when we combine that with the other services and account provisioning it becomes huge. In the session I managed to cover the common scenarios in Microsoft Azure account management and application … Continue reading Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Azure accounts, Graph API and Multi tenant application development.

AWS Best login practice – IAM Policies

This post explains the best practice that highly recommended to be followed in AWS account and the Identity Access Management (IAM) policies in login process. First the user account that is used to create the AWS account is the Root Account. (the composite credential of email address and password). For example if I go to … Continue reading AWS Best login practice – IAM Policies

Azure Blob Storage Data Security

The question of security and cloud computing is one of the very well argued discussed and debated topic. It’s also one of the very common question I get in my sessions. What ever said and done I personally believe that talking about security regardless of in the cloud or not it has 2 major characteristics. … Continue reading Azure Blob Storage Data Security

How to create a certificate authentication with Azure Management Service

In order to carry out any management tasks in Azure using an agent (Visual Studio or any custom code), it should authenticate itself with Azure. Requests to the Azure Management API should be authenticated using on of the following methods. Active Directory Certificate Authentication This article covers the certificate authentication. Azure Management Service (AMS) APIs … Continue reading How to create a certificate authentication with Azure Management Service