Setting Up a Kali Linux Machine in Azure

This blog will be moving in 2019! Check out my new blog location at https://aka.ms/cloudyhappypeople   A Quick Overview of Kali One of the tools that many security professionals use on a regular basis is the Kali Linux penetration testing platform. This tool is built and maintained by Offensive Security (www.offensive-security.com), an organization that also…

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Applying the Basics of Blockchain to a Real-World Scenario

So there I was in my kitchen yesterday, reading an article in ZDNet about how several organizations are teaming up to prevent fraudulent food production practices around the world. The group has created a “Food Trust Framework” that is designed to increase the integrity and quality of the food in a global supply chain. And…


When You Just Gotta Have a Lab

I spend a lot of time working with partners and customers setting up and performing demos of new products. In many cases, we are looking at features that are purely cloud-based – such as Skype for Business Cloud PBX or PSTN Conferencing. When that’s the case, I just go to the Office365 tenant that I…