Security for Microsoft Visual Basic .NET

Security for Microsoft Visual Basic .NET

by Ed Robinson, Michael Bond
     
 

Learn the techniques that every developer who works with Visual Basic .NET should know about designing, developing, and developing security-enhanced applications for Microsoft Windows® and the Web. Visual Basic .NET experts Ed Robinson and Mike Bond introduce critical security concepts using straightforward language and step-by-step examples. You get clear,

Overview

Learn the techniques that every developer who works with Visual Basic .NET should know about designing, developing, and developing security-enhanced applications for Microsoft Windows® and the Web. Visual Basic .NET experts Ed Robinson and Mike Bond introduce critical security concepts using straightforward language and step-by-step examples. You get clear, end-to-end guidance—covering application design, coding techniques, testing methods, and deployment strategies, along with direction on how to help secure the operating system and related infrastructure and services.

Discover how to:

  • Design a security-enhanced architecture
  • Understand the most common vulnerabilities and how to write code to prevent them
  • Implement authentication and authorization techniques in your applications
  • Learn techniques for encryption, input validation, and exception handling
  • Add Windows, Forms, and Passport authentication to Web applications
  • Perform a security threat analysis and implement countermeasures
  • Think like a hacker—and uncover security holes
  • Create a setup for your application that implements security during installation
  • Lock down the Windows operating system, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SQL Server®, and Microsoft Access® databases

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735619197
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
06/11/2003
Series:
Developer Reference Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.92(d)

Meet the Author

Ed Robinson is a member of the Microsoft Visual Basic .NET team and coauthor of Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, published by Microsoft Press®. He has been through the Microsoft security program, understands the Visual Basic developer, and spoke at TechEd conference about writing secure components with Visual Basic .NET.

Michael Bond is a member of the Microsoft Visual Basic .NET team and co-author of Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, published by Microsoft Press®. He has been through the Microsoft security program, understands the Visual Basic developer, and spoke at the most recent TechEd conference about writing secure components with Visual Basic .NET.

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