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Security In Visual Studio 

Security considerations should be included in all aspects of your application development, from design to deployment.

To help you effectively develop secure applications, you should have a fundamental understanding of security concepts and the security features of the platforms for which you develop. You should also have an understanding of secure coding techniques.

Understanding Security

Security in the .NET Framework

Describes .NET Framework code access security, role-based security, security policy, and security tools.

Defend Your Code with Top Ten Security Tips Every Developer Must Know (http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/02/09/securitytips/)

Describes the really important issues you should watch out for so that you don't compromise your data or your system.

Coding for Security

Most coding errors that result in security vulnerabilities occur because developers make invalid assumptions when working with user input or because they do not fully understand the platform for which they are developing.

Security Policy Best Practices

Describes the .NET Framework security system recommended best practices you may need to consider in your code.

Secure Coding Guidelines

Provides guidelines for classifying your components to address security issues.

Security Best Practices for C++

Discusses buffer overruns and the complete picture of the Microsoft Visual C++ security checks feature provided by the /GS compile-time flag.

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