Secure Your Supply Chain with the Azure IoT and Blockchain Cloud

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMT

IoT and blockchain technologies can help overcome the limitations of traditional supply chain management. They can introduce devices to automate the collection of metrics at any stage of the supply chain, and enable a distributed digital ledger for storing transaction logs in an immutable way.

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Restrict Site Access with AI-Driven Authorization Policies in ASP.NET Core

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Stefano Tempesta continues his exploration of a biometric security system, as he walks through collecting facial information from cameras registered as IoT devices and streaming data to an IoT Hub in Azure. The solution leverages a machine learning service that analyzes each access request against a historical dataset to thwart unauthorized intrusions.

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AI-Powered Biometric Security in ASP.NET Core

Mon, 03 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT

This article, the first of two parts, introduces the policy-based authorization model in ASP.NET Core 3 and presents a specific example of this authorization process—access to a secured building—based on biometric information.

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Secure Multi-Party Machine Learning with Azure Confidential Computing

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Learn how sensitive data is stored in a SQL Server database with Always Encrypted with Secure Enclaves technology, and shared with a machine learning service that runs in a Trusted Execution Environment, using the Open Enclave SDK. In this example, a machine learning application enables multiple health care parties to share data to build a better predictive model.

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Verify e-Documents with Smart Contracts in Azure Blockchain Development Kit

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

With blockchain, documents can be embedded in digital code and stored in transparent, shared databases, where they are protected from deletion, tampering, and revision. This article describes how to build an electronic signature solution using the Azure Blockchain Development Kit for persisting file hash and metadata on a blockchain digital ledger.

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Protect Your Data with Azure Confidential Computing

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Security is a major concern when you’re moving extremely sensitive intellectual property and data to a public cloud. With Azure Confidential Computing, Microsoft takes on that challenge, becoming the first cloud provider to offer protection for data in use.

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Architect Blockchain Applications as Microservices

Sat, 01 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT

This article presents design principles, artifacts and code samples for building blockchain applications using a microservice architecture style and deploying them on the Azure Blockchain platform.

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Decentralized Applications with Azure Blockchain as a Service

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:00:00 GMT

Blockchain has emerged as a solution for streamlining business processes, verifying transactions, and reducing the potential for fraud. This article introduces Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) in Microsoft Azure to build a secured data structure and create a distributed transactional digital ledger.

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Introducing Azure Blockchain Workbench

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMT

At the Build 2018 Conference, Microsoft announced Azure Blockchain Workbench for creating blockchain applications that leverage shared business processes and data with multiple, semi-trusted organizations. Learn how Azure Blockchain Workbench streamlines development of complex blockchain applications, so your organization can focus less on scaffolding and more on logic and smart contracts.

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Enterprise Data Integration Patterns with Azure Service Bus

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:00:00 GMT

Stefano Tempesta introduces the four most common design patterns for integrating data across various networks, applications and repositories, and describes their application in the context of the Azure Service Bus.

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Scale Applications with Microsoft Azure Redis and Machine Learning

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 10:00:00 GMT

Stefano Tempesta presents design best practices and code examples for implementing the Azure Redis Cache and tuning the performance of ASP.NET MVC applications. Learn to optimize cache hit ratios and reduce “miss rates” with smart algorithms processed by machine learning.

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