The.NET Framework 2.0 got quite a few security enhancements. This month Keith takes you on a whirlwind tour of the goodies you'll find there.
MSDN Magazine Visual Studio 2005 Guided Tour 2006
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As I write this column, version 2. 0 of the MicrosoftÃÂ® . NET Framework is at Beta 1. When I got my bits, I hacked together a little program to dump all of the public members of all public types in the entire Framework and ran it on version 1.
MSDN Magazine January 2005
Effectively managing user state in web applications can be a tricky balancing act of performance, scalability, maintainability and security. The security consideration is especially evident when you're managing user state stored on the client. Here's what you need to know about view state security.
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Microsoft security expert Bryan Sullivan believes denial-of-service blackmail attacks will become more common as privilege escalation attacks become more difficult to execute. He demonstrates how to protect your apps against regular expression DoS threats.
MSDN Magazine May 2010
Take a peek inside Microsoft's strict development security structure as Bryan Sullivan describes the objective security bug classification system?the "bug bar"?used by internal product and online services teams. He will show you how to incorporate this classification system into your own development environment using Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010.
MSDN Magazine March 2010
Many companies starting out with the SDL are doing so in combination with a security compliance program. We'll show you some best practices and pitfall we've seen when employing SDL principles for compliance.
MSDN Magazine February 2010
The .NET Framework 4 introduces many updates to the .NET security model that make it much easier to host, secure and provide services to partially trusted code. This article dives into the many features and benefits of the .NET security model.
MSDN Magazine November 2009
This article reviews what makes XML vulnerable to denial of service attacks and how to mitigate these attacks.
This article explores the use of threat modeling to address security concerns in your applications.
MSDN Magazine September 2009
Even if you use only the most secure algorithms and the longest key lengths, there's no guarantee that the code you write today will remain secure. A better alternative is to plan for agility from the beginning. Rather than hard-coding specific cryptographic algorithms into your code, use one of the crypto-agility features built into the Microsoft .NET Framework. This article shows you how.
MSDN Magazine August 2009
Listen in on a chat between a developer and security pro that delves into some of the major Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) requirements we impose on product teams here at Microsoft
MSDN Magazine May 2009
Learn the numerous ways in which you can rewrite URLs to defend against common Web vulnerabilities.
MSDN Magazine March 2009
A Security Token Service, or STS, acts as a security gateway to authenticate callers and issue security tokens carrying claims that describe the caller. See how you can build a custom STS with the "Geneva" Framework.
Michele Leroux Bustamante
MSDN Magazine January 2009
The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) threat modeling tool helps you develop great threat models as a backbone of your security process. We'll show you how it works.
Using threat models to drive your security engineering process helps prioritize the code review, fuzz testing, and attack surface analysis tasks.
MSDN Magazine November 2008
In this installment we introduce you to new Web-oriented security guidance and tools straight from the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) team at Microsoft.
MSDN Magazine September 2008
In this column the author outlines some approaches to threat modeling that can be employed by development teams of any size.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
In this installment of Security Briefs, James Whittaker explains the rules and the pitfalls of penetration testing so you'll know how to avoid them.
James A. Whittaker
MSDN Magazine May 2008