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This article is an overview of digital signature practices and user considerations necessary to write applications in compliance with ISO/IEC 15408 Common Criteria security. Signing categories are described, including those that are a potential risk to the implied trust association that goes with a digital signature.
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MSDN Magazine November 2004
If you have an application that handles Windows Media content and you need an effective way to track content usage, Windows Media 9 Series now offers Digital Rights Management (DRM). It allows you to take advantage of the peer-to-peer distribution model and still redirect users back to your app once they have downloaded your content (prior to viewing).
MSDN Magazine May 2003
Security is one of the most important factors in the future growth of e-businesses. Making sure that communications remain secure between customers and the Web server is a critical issue. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the standard that secure Web sites are built upon today. This article presents an overview of SSL-based Web security, explaining such fundamental concepts as digital certificates and their distribution, encryption, and the proper configuration of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). Acquiring a certificate, installing it, and configuring IIS for SSL are outlined in a step-by-step process.
MSDN Magazine April 2001
The Microsoft DirectX Transform is a Microsoft DirectX media API that can be used to create animated effects as well as to create and edit digital images for Windows-based applications. Scripting and HTML can be used to display an existing transform on a Web page, and improved transform support in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 makes it easy to use transforms. This article provides step-by-step instructions for writing a transform as an ATL project and shows an example of an image transform. C++ is used to instantiate, configure, and display transforms in this project.
MSDN Magazine March 2001
Digital dashboards gather information and functionalities from a wide variety of sources ranging from Web pages to applications such as Microsoft Outlook and SQL Server, and present the resulting information in a single user interface. Digital dashboards built with the Digital Dashboard Resource Kit (DDRK) are made up of distinct units called Web Parts. Web Parts, introduced with the DDRK 2.01, can contain any Web-based information, are reusable, and integrate with each other and with other dashboards. Creating Web Parts and getting them to work together is illustrated via a sample application that uses a PivotTable view. Integrating Web Parts with Outlook, the Outlook View control, storage, and debugging are also covered.
MSDN Magazine January 2001
Digital Dashboards provide users with one single interface through which they can view information from a variety of sources that have been chosen specifically for that user. In addition, dashboards allow a user to view the information offline, adding portability to the mix. This article discusses options for building a dashboard based on the Microsoft Outlook folder home pages feature. It covers culling the data from disparate sources and storing it using the MSDE. It then discusses the creation of nugget definitions for structuring the data, and providing a synchronization mechanism to update to the data stores.
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Not 100% sure this is a sharepoint problem, but maybe someone can help.
I am installing a digital signature block that is being made available on a browser form.
The sig is working, but I can not get a valid signature on the form.
I am told there is a Digital Signatures Verification Error.
Reading other posts tells me that I have to have my signature cert in the trusted Root authority of the sharepoint server.
Here is the rub..
When I use certificate manager, I s