Windows 8.1 supports the use of fingerprint authentication for its own core scenarios such as buying apps from the Windows Store and purchasing music, to name a few. This talk will describe how your Windows Store apps can also use fingerprints to easily identify users for scenarios such as biometrics-based consent and quick sign-in.
Rapid development, strong security, and agile operations. Historically, you could choose any two. Wouldn't it be fantastic to escape this conundrum, and finally take advantage of all three? As a delivery model for IT services, the cloud indeed appears to offer the tantalizing possibility. But how? Steve Riley will cut through the relentless hype and broken promises to explain the reality. Applications can be designed beyond typical resource constraints, information can be secured with multiple controls, and operations can be streamlined through rich automation. For the "digital native" generation, the cloud is the computer. Come learn how to develop, secure, and manage what's next.
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