Writing Secure Code, Second Edition

Writing Secure Code, Second Edition
Published:December 04, 2002Language:English
Author:Michael Howard and David LeBlancTechnology:Security
Length:800 PagesISBN 13:9780735617223

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About The BookDiscover the best practices for writing secure code and stopping malicious hackers in their tracks—direct from the top security experts at Microsoft!

Keep black-hat hackers at bay with the tips and techniques in this entertaining, eye-opening book! Developers will learn how to padlock their applications throughout the entire development process—from designing secure applications to writing robust code that can withstand repeated attacks to testing applications for security flaws. Easily digested chapters reveal proven principles, strategies, and coding techniques. The authors—two battle-scarred veterans who have solved some of the industry’s toughest security problems—provide sample code in several languages. This edition includes updated information about threat modeling, designing a security process, international issues, file-system issues, adding privacy to applications, and performing security code reviews. It also includes enhanced coverage of buffer overruns, Microsoft® .NET security, and Microsoft ActiveX® development, plus practical checklists for developers, testers, and program managers.
About Michael Howard and David LeBlancMichael Howard is a security program manager on the Microsoft Windows XP team, focusing on secure design, programming, and testing techniques. He works with hundreds of people both inside and outside the company each year to help them secure their applications. He is the author of Designing Secure Web-Based Applications for Microsoft Windows 2000 from Microsoft Press. Prior to working on Windows XP, Michael worked on next-generation Web server technologies and IIS. He has worked on Microsoft Windows NT® security since 1992.

David LeBlanc is a senior security technologist in Microsoft’s Information Technology Group. His primary role is defending the Microsoft network from attack. He has worked in the security field throughout his professional life, including working at Internet Security Systems where he was the primary engineer on ISS’s award-winning security products. David serves on a number of external security-related advisory boards.
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