"The .NET Developer's Guide to Windows Security" is required reading for .NET programmers who want to develop secure Windows applications. Readers gain a deep understanding of Windows security and the know-how to program secure systems that run on Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000.
Author Keith Brown crystallizes his application security expertise into 75 short, specific guidelines. Each item is clearly explained, cross-referenced, and illustrated with detailed examples. The items build on one another until they produce a comprehensive picture of what tools are available and how developers should use them.
The book highlights new features in Windows Server 2003 and previews features of the upcoming version 2.0 of the .NET Framework. A companion Web site includes the source code and examples used throughout the book.
Topics covered include:
Securing enterprise services
How to run as a normal user and live a happy life
Programming the Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI) in Visual Studio.NET 2005
Battle-scarred and emerging developers alike will find in "The .NET Developer's Guide to Windows Security" bona-fide solutions to the everyday problems of securing Windows applications.