Microsoft Presents a Security Video – “Breaking Into Las Vegas”

Microsoft’s “The Code Room” goes to Las Vegas to take a look at the high stakes world of application security where one mistake can means millions of dollars. In this episode of The Code Room as the White Hats and the Black Hats battle for the security of Las Vegas, Nevada. 

"What do six world-class security experts, the boss of The Plaza hotel and casino, and viewers of The Code Room have in common? Four-and-a-half million dollars! Join us in this episode of The Code Room as the White Hats and the Black Hats battle for the security of Las Vegas, Nevada. Host Jessi Knapp and Microsoft Security Guru Joe Stagner narrate behind-the-scenes as the Hackers try to gain control of The Plaza’s online money management system and our Security Team tries to always stay one step ahead in this high-stake race."  


Catch the Previous Two Episodes:

Episode 1 – Inside an intercity warehouse sits a desk, a laptop, and a few partially charged batteries. Three attendees are taken to The Code Room by host Jessi Knapp, following a free developer seminar and asked to complete complex software challenge. With limited battery power, they must achieve the impossible – design and develop an ecommerce website in just a few hours.


Episode 2 – In this second episode of The Code Room, watch the sparks fly, the egos flair, and the light bulbs go off as a solution is produced under pressure using the latest mobile bits from Microsoft including Bluetooth, Visual Studio 2005, the .NET Compact Framework 2.0, and SQL Server CE on the Smartphone.


Don’t forget to order your free Developer Security Resource Kit



About blakehandler

BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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