MVP

A 12-post collection

Microsoft MVP of the Year, 2011

Well this was a very nice email to receive: Congratulations on being awarded MVP of the Year based on your contributions in 2011! It seems I must have done something(s) pretty right in my first year of MVPdom and word has it that my free OWASP Top 10 for .NET devs eBook tilted the voting in my favour. So for everyone who downloaded, RT’d, +1’d, liked, emailed and otherwise said nice things about my work, a heartfelt “thank you”! Now I’m not the only MVP to receive this award; there are some other names that also received the same accolade and it’s very illustrious company to keep. I joined...

The accidental MVP

An unexpected email was waiting for me when I got off the plane from a recent work trip to Thailand on Saturday: Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in Developer Security technical communities during the past year. Given this was sent out on April 1st, one could be forgiven for being a little sceptical. Being loaded up with healthy doses of overwork and jet lag when I read the email didn’t help make things any clearer but a couple of days on, after the dust...