December, 2005

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Hi there and thanks for visiting my blog.  My name is Ahmad Mahdi, I work as a Security Technologist on the ACE Team (Application Consulting & Engineering).  I started working full time at Microsoft in Aug. of 05 and worked as a contractor for 2 years before that.  I'm originally from Canada and moved to Redmond in 03.  Feel free to write, leave comments or click on contact.  Thanks for dropping by.

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    You better recognize... Chuck Norris

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    This is awesome and hilarious. Link off my personal blog here: http://allthingstech.wordpress.com/2005/12/29/4/
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    How to ensure 3rd party solutions you purchase are secure

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    A little about what I do: I work as part of the ACE Security Team (Application Consulting & Engineering) which is now a part of Microsoft IT's Information Security group. Our mandate includes the evaluation from a security perspective all the software...
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    Asimov's 3 Laws

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    Isaac Asimov was a very interesting author in the world of Sci-Fi. A lot of the ideas he had in his stories have influenced either directly or indirectly writers that have come after him. Some of his first stories were written for "pulp" sci-fi magazines...
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    State of Security

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    A little while ago I wrote this post on my team's site regarding the current state of security. It was really more of an overview with more posts to follow about the specifics of what we do. You can read more about it here: ACE Team: The State of Security...
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    Best movies of 2005

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    2005 was not a great year for the studios, box office sales were down and big bets didn't always payoff. Here I bring you movies from 2005 that you should have seen (but probably didn't). I'm not including too many "artsy" movies, these are for the most...
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    2005 Retrospective

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    2005 was a very intense year, major natural disasters, a lot of stuff happening politically, new technologies & a lot of firsts. Just under 90,000 people (depending on who's figures you take) died in northern Pakistan earlier this year. I was proud...
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