Writing Secure Code for Windows® Vista™

Writing Secure Code for Windows® Vista™
Published:April 11, 2007Language:English
Author:Michael Howard; David LeBlancTechnology:Windows Vista
Length:224 PagesISBN 13:9780735623934

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About The BookThe definitive guide to developing more-secure software applications for Windows Vista

Get the definitive guide to writing more-secure code for Windows Vista—from Michael Howard and David LeBlanc, the authors of the award-winning Writing Secure Code. Ideal for developers who understand the fundamentals of Windows programming and APIs, this reference complements Writing Secure Code by examining the delta between Windows® XP and Windows Vista security. You get first-hand insights into design decisions, lessons learned from Windows Vista development, and practical advice for solving real-world security issues.

Discover how to:

  • Develop applications to run without administrator privileges

  • Apply best practices for using integrity controls

  • Help protect your applications with ASLR, NX, and SafeSEH

  • Evaluate authentication, authorization, and cryptography enhancements in Windows Vista

  • Write services that restrict privileges and tokens—and sidestep common problems

  • Learn how Windows Internet Explorer® 7 defenses and new security features affect your development efforts

  • PLUS—Get code samples in Microsoft Visual C#®, Visual C++®, and C on the Web

  • About Michael Howard; David LeBlancMichael Howard, CISSP, is a leading security expert. He is a senior security program manager at Microsoft and the coauthor of The Software Security Development Lifecycle. Michael has worked on Windows security since 1992 and now focuses on secure design, programming, and testing techniques. He is the consulting editor for the Secure Software Development Series of books by Microsoft Press.

    David LeBlanc, Ph.D., is a founding member of the Trustworthy Computing Initiative at Microsoft. He has been developing solutions for computing security issues since 1992 and has created award-winning tools for assessing network security and uncovering security vulnerabilities. David is a senior developer in the Microsoft Office Trustworthy Computing group.
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