Making secrets a first-class citizen in .NET Core
.NET Core provides a great way to define where your configuration is located. However, the provider for Azure Key Vault is a bit tricky and you should be cautious about potentially wrong credentials due to stale caches.
Arcus provides a set of open-source components that make it easier to build applications that run on Microsoft Azure
Lately, my blog has been pretty quiet and thats for a reason - I've been pretty busy with travelling, coding and preparing talks.
TL;DR - Azure Key Vault is hard but that's because you need to understand & implement the authentication with Azure AD. That's why Azure AD Managed Service Identity (MSI) now makes this a lot easier for you. There is no reason anymore not
A few weeks ago, Microsoft held another edition of its Ignite conference in Orlando, FL. After going through most of the announcements and digesting them I found that there were a couple of interesting ones in the security & data space. Let's have a
It's a good practice to secure your Azure resources. One of the approaches to achieve this is by using Resource Locks. These allow you to add Read-Only or Delete locks on your resources to prevent somebody from changing or removing it. Unfortunately, I've noticed
One of my favorite services in Azure is Key Vault, of which I have written about a while back. Since then they even added support for creating, managing and monitoring your Azure Key Vault in the Azure Portal which made it a lot easier!
A couple of weeks ago I did a talk about designing & building an Internet-of-Things solution on Azure that aims at scalability & security at TechDays NL. Unfortunately there is