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Security expert and experienced Windows programmer


Jan
8
revised Dealing with expired or revoked signing certificates with Infopath documents
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Jan
8
revised how to configure edit-restricted mediawiki
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Jan
8
revised How to ensure that cookies are always sent via SSL when using ASP.NET on IIS 7.5?
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Jan
8
comment Advantages and disadvantages of Stream versus Block Ciphers
@D.W. do you have any basis for your comment on the last bullet? Where is the false distinction, and why do you say this is bad advice?
Jan
8
comment Advantages and disadvantages of Stream versus Block Ciphers
@D.W. 2nd bullet was "generally speaking", as that is typically the case (but I accept that it is not strictly accurate).
Jan
7
comment What is the difference in security between a VPN- and a SSL-connection?
Yes, but then setup and distribution are a lot simpler. This can still be delivered over the web...
Jan
7
comment HIPAA Compliance or What measures would you recommend to secure PHI for devs?
@nealmcb, it sounds like he sells to health providers, and as part of that they keep their customer's patients records. He's talking about the developers of the equipment, during the course of development and testing they use real data.
Jan
7
revised HIPAA Compliance or What measures would you recommend to secure PHI for devs?
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Jan
6
comment How should one properly dispose of a printer or fax which is used for sensitive documents?
@Bill and yet, up until recently we've heard so many stories about sensitive documents being reprinted on trashed or donated printers...
Jan
6
revised How should one properly dispose of a printer or fax which is used for sensitive documents?
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Jan
6
answered What is the difference in security between a VPN- and a SSL-connection?
Jan
6
comment What is the difference in security between a VPN- and a SSL-connection?
Btw @David not all SSL VPNs are limited to browser clients. There are some SSL VPN products (names escape me) that deliver a client, that can redirect all TCP/IP packets over the SSL tunnel, not just the HTTPS requests aimed at the server.
Jan
6
comment What is the difference in security between a VPN- and a SSL-connection?
+1, another fantastic, indepth answer. Keep 'em comin'!
Jan
6
revised What is the difference in security between a VPN- and a SSL-connection?
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Jan
5
comment If I suspect my server is compromised then should I disconnect it immediately or not? From Power or Network?
Copied your question from SF on purpose?
Jan
5
answered How to address XSS security issues in FCKeditor / CKeditor?
Jan
5
comment How to address XSS security issues in FCKeditor / CKeditor?
Instead of patching it yourself, why not contact the vendor responsibly, and get a fix straight from them?
Jan
5
revised How to address XSS security issues in FCKeditor / CKeditor?
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Jan
5
comment Backing up sensitive data - pitfalls and best practices
Re encryption, don't forget secure backup of encryption keys. Backing up encrypted data, and losing the key, is another classic fwoop.
Jan
5
revised Prevent acccess to the C drive on Windows systems
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