WebMatrix 3 (preview)

webmatrix 3 preview

WebMatrix3 preview is available for download.

New changes for even simpler website creation

In addition to everything which WebMatrix 2 offers, WebMatrix 3 brings you easy access to your Windows Azure websites. Icon-sized previews of your sites make them easy to find and open. Access your remote sites as seamlessly as local sites. When you need to protect your work or collaborate on team projects, you’ll love our integration of Git and TFS source control systems. These are just a few of the highly requested features we’ve added in WebMatrix 3!
http://www.microsoft.com/web/post/webmatrix-3-preview-how-to-articles

 

Try it out today on http://www.microsoft.com/web/webmatrix/next/

A Gift for the Hackers – Netherlands


(via OrT)

See also: http://www.canvas.be/programmas/panorama/server11668bf33:136e8606961:-6fa4 (in Dutch)

Update 1 (22/01/2013):
This is a reaction from Ricoh. It’s good to see that they take this seriously.
Other companies should follow their example!

Dutch version:
http://www.ricoh.nl/over-ricoh/nieuws/2012/beveiliging-van-printapparatuur.aspx

English translation:

Holding statement

While most businesses are advanced in the security of their IT networks, computers and physical security, they have not given their document workflows the same attention.

It is important to ensure that a business’s document management assets are managed as an integral part of an organisations overall information management and security strategy.  

By optimising their document processes they can dramatically reduce security risks, and also improve knowledge sharing, customer response times, environmental footprints and business agility.

Ricoh has been raising awareness of the importance of effective document security strategies through its own communications and partnerships.  We also welcome the investigation by the “Reporter” to further enhance awareness of security risks for technology users.

Preventative measures are likely to cost less than potential costs or fines for compliance breaches and leaks that may damage the reputation of their brand. A global analyst firm estimates these can be at least 10 times the cost of investing in preventative measures.

Ricoh provides a fully managed document process service, which can include security optimisation and advises users about security, particularly at the time of delivery and installation. Specific advice relates to replacing default passwords with self-chosen combinations.  In addition we advise clients to check their servers. If an organisation decides to enable internet connection (it will never happen automatically) and equipment is protected but the server is open, the printing device is also accessible.

Where a business chooses to manage its own process, we have ensured our devices include a comprehensive range of security features, are certified by the Common Criteria (ISO/IEC 15408) and are compliant with IEEE2600, the international standard for security functions.

For more detailed information, please contact us for further detailed information.

 

CanYouSeeMe.org – Open Port Check Tool

This page will serve as a free utility for remotely verifying a port is open or
closed. It will be useful for users who wish to check to see if a server is
running or a firewall or ISP is blocking certain ports.

Find out more on: http://www.canyouseeme.org/

Microsoft Illumishare

IllumiShare enables remote people to share any physical or digital object on any surface. It is a low-cost, peripheral device that looks like a desk lamp, and just like a lamp lights up a surface at which it is pointed, IllumiShare shares a surface. To do this, IllumiShare uses a camera-projector pair where the camera captures video of the local workspace and sends it to the remote space and the projector projects video of the remote workspace onto the local space. With IllumiShare, people can sketch together using real ink and paper, remote meeting attendees can interact with conference room whiteboards, and children can have remote play dates in which they play with real toys.