Category Archives: Security

Disabling TLS 1.0 on Windows 10

I’m setting up a new PC and as usual I’m installing PoshGit from Chocolatey. This time it failed trying to download the zip file. Turns out that GitHub has disabled TLS 1.0 connections which Windows 10 still ships with enabled. … Continue reading

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TFS 2010: Add to security groups from outside of the current domain

If you’re a SharePoint developer like me, chances are that the dev server you’re working on is joined to a different domain from your corporate identity. Now this makes it tricky to add users to your TFS Security Groups from … Continue reading

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Office 365 and Passwords

Today I learned that the new password policy for Office 365 specifies an upper limit on password length. Yes, that’s right folks, some special person decided that passwords for Office 365, and therefore Exchange Online, should be 8-16 characters in … Continue reading

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