Security and Identity in the Cloud

Cloud Identity Blog is my way to discuss, show and share information about different technology topics, mainly in the Security, Identity and Access Management areas.

January, 2011

  • NIST Released 2 Draft Document on Cloud Security

    NIST just released 2 draft documents on Cloud Security Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing: SP 800-144   (DRAFT) http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/800-144/Draft-SP-800-144_cloud-computing.pdf NIST Definition of Cloud...
  • Manual Certificate Enrollment via FIM 2010 Certificate Management

    This video demonstration shows how to use FIM 2010 Certificate Management to request and issue an SSL certificate. The solution shown in this demo is created to satisfy the following requirements: SSL certificates must be approved by RA Manager. Simplify...
  • PKI Installation Made Easy in HD

    Who said that implementing PKI is hard? The following one hour video demonstration shows how to implement the most common PKI solution – two tier PKI with Root CA and Subordinate Issuing CA. I’ll discuss the design and why it is done this way, discuss...
  • FIM 2010 - Joining Data From Another MA

    This video demonstration is another installment in the “Implementing FIM 2010”. It shows how to configure a Management Agent (MA) for joining and then do some breadcrumb of the dirty data. You can watch all video demonstration in the “Implementing FIM...
  • cloudidentityblog.com is now live

    Hi folks, My new site is now live and kicking, I’ll post the same information on that blog as I do here but it is easier to remember and will be easier to access. Also, the management of that site is a bit easier. http://cloudidentityblog.com , check...
  • Implementing FIM 2010 Video Channel

    I have started posting High Definition video demonstrations about Implementing Forefront Identity Management 2010. Over the next few weeks/month I’m planning to post a few more hours of content on this specific topic. If you like, you can bookmark or...
  • PKI Video Channel

    Over the next few weeks I’ll try to repackage my “PKI Made Easy” video demonstration into HD format and will publish it on my Vimeo video hosting site. If you like, you can bookmark or subscribe to my PKI Video channel so you’ll have a quick access to...
  • FIM 2010–Importing and Synchronizing Data–Video Demonstration

    This is a the second lab from the Implementing Forefront Identity Manager 2010 training. Before watching this demonstration it might be helpful to watch prior  demonstrations, but not required. In this demonstration we are going to perform the following...
  • The FIM Experience–Exercise 4–Video Demonstration

    This is a continuation of the first lab from the Implementing Forefront Identity Manager 2010 training. Before watching this demonstration it might be helpful to watch the prior two demonstrations, but not required. In this demonstration we are going...
  • The FIM Experience–Exercise 2 and 3–Video Demonstration

    This is a continuation of the first lab from the Implementing Forefront Identity Manager 2010 training. You can watch the first part of the lab here . In this demonstration we are going to perform the following tasks: Add new users and examine group memberships...
  • The FIM Experience–Exercise 1

    Here is the recording of the first lab exercise from the Implementing Forefront Identity Manager 2010 training. In this exercise we are going to edit user identity data and observe the effect on other connected systems. Please watch this video in Full...