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Azure - Security Resources

Posted By: guybarrette     Posted Date: August 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

If your looking for security guidance for Windows or SQL Azure, this page lists a series of interesting resources:

This one also:

J.D. Meier has put his security notes in one handy PDF document:

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