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August 25, 2019 / by Adam Murray / In security

Security 101: Get back to basics with asset management

Many companies are splashing out on the latest and greatest security products, but they’re often overlooking the fundamentals. For example, if you ask your operational teams how many Windows hosts you have, do you get a consistent answer? Take the following all-too-familiar tweet:

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September 22, 2018 / by Adam Murray / In tech

Converting an ASP.NET Core Application to Docker on Windows 10

I’ve recently been working on an ASP.NET Core application in Visual Studio 2017 on Windows 10 and wanted to convert the project to use containers. A number of the steps were straight forward, however, I did hit a few hurdles that I want to cover in this blog post.

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May 03, 2018 / by Adam Murray / In tech

VSTS (YAML) PowerShell Build Pipeline

I’ve been using VSTS (Microsoft’s cloud-hosted development tooling) for the last few years and have been amazed at the new functionality that the company has delivered. It’s becoming a one-stop shop for cross-platform development, with the following main features

  • Code management using GIT
  • Work management using boards and stories
  • Cross-platform build process using hosted or on-premise agents (Windows/Linus/macOS)
  • Test management
  • Release management
  • Package management
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November 14, 2017 / by Adam / In misc

Introducing Tikabu

We are very excited to launch Tikabu. After many years of deliberating about starting my own company, I decided that it is now or never. Technology has never moved so quickly and it is only getting faster. Companies across all industries are being impacted and considering how to implement their digital transformation to deliver new products and reduce costs.

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