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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Podcast sponsor: Clear Measure We are a software architecture company that empowers our client's development teams to be self-sufficient: moving fast, delivering quality, and running their systems with confidence.

Dec 26, 2022

Troy Vinson is a Principal Software Architect at Clear Measure as a CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional). He is an experienced leader, architect, and problem-solver in Information Systems Security and Software Development technologies and has spent the majority of his career integrating computer science, information science, and cognitive science to assist in software development and the management of information.


Topics of Discussion:

[2:39] Is Troy a Certified Ethical Hacker? If so, what does that mean, and what does he see in the divide of focus between security and programming?

[5:08] What do we know about the Rackspace security breach?

[7:37] How many hosted exchange customers does Rackspace have?

[11:01] Having a contingency plan in place and a recovery plan is very important.

[14:07] What’s the most basic way that someone could start doing this for themselves?

[21:08] Non-malicious use is also a protection against malicious use.

[26:09] What is email protection, and how do you use it? 

[28:24] What should development teams be thinking about, security-wise, for their custom applications?

[32:54] The importance of having a software bill of materials so that you have a policy about which software can be used.


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