Securing .Net Applications: Guiding Principles for Surviving a Cyber Attack
This book covers the role that .NET developers play when it comes to security. You will learn about cryptography, but that is not the only tool at your disposal. After reading this book you will come away feeling empowered and confident when it comes to taking charge of the application security issues that are in your control.
What You'll Learn
- Understand the key concepts of software-based security in the context of application development
- See how to structure a distributed application inside and outside of the firewall
- Explore and recognize common attack vectors
- Gain a thorough understanding of validations
- Work through various examples of software security with a sense of humor
- Embrace the power you have as a developer
- Know the risks in order to ensure that development efforts work to mitigate the risks
Who This Book Is For
.NET developers, especially those who are developing applications that are visible on the Internet
Nick Harrison is a software developer with Vertical Alliance Group, a consultancy in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. He has more than 20 years of experience developing software, starting with Unix system programming and ultimately progressing to .NET. He has expertise in full life cycle development, from initial inception through post-deployment support and has worked on many projects, including a full-featured loan origination system for a prominent mortgage lender and rapid prototypes for small startups. Nick has strategic experience resolving problems identified with data access logic and other performance bottlenecks. He is often found presenting at user group meetings and is the author of many articles and books on a wide range of technical topics, including MVC, T4, Roslyn, Software Metrics, Design Patterns, Web Design, and more.