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Security in Visual Studio

You should consider security in all aspects of your application development, from design to deployment.

You should have a fundamental understanding of security concepts and the security features of the platforms for which you develop. You should also understand secure coding techniques.

Security in the .NET Framework

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

Secure Coding Guidelines

Provides guidelines for addressing 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.