Windows Azure

Security Best Practices for Developing Windows Azure Applications

Update (June 4th): There are a few errors in the guide which are being fixed by the authors. I’ll update this post again once they are fixed.

This is worth a read <link removed>

This paper focuses on the security challenges and recommended approaches to design and develop more secure applications for Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform. Microsoft Security Engineering Center (MSEC) and Microsoft’s Online Services Security & Compliance (OSSC) team have partnered with the Windows Azure team to build on the same security principles and processes that Microsoft has developed through years of experience managing security risks in traditional development and operating environments.

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