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Securing Applications

While most applications possess common security challenges, each application domain possesses security challenges of its own.

Each language has its own security considerations and challenges.

Security Best Practices for C++

Provides information on security features and practices available when working in Visual C++.

Security and Visual Basic Development

Provides information on the top three security concerns when working in Visual Basic: privileges, Web applications, and Visual Studio setup.

Security (C# Programming Guide)

Provides a list of C# specific security recommendations.

As the popularity of mobile devices increases, the security of the information and data on these devices becomes more important.

Security Considerations for Devices

Describes several factors influencing security policy for devices.

Security Goals for the .NET Compact Framework

Describes goals for .NET Compact Framework security.

Designing Secure Mobile Web Form Pages

Discusses planning, implementing, and supporting security in wireless networks and mobile devices.

A poorly written Web page can compromise the integrity and security of an entire server and potentially an entire network. Therefore, you must review security considerations in planning your Web application.

ASP.NET Security Architecture

Provides an overview of ASP.NET infrastructure and subsystem relationships, as related to security.

ASP.NET Web Application Security

Details how to address authorization and authentication issues in ASP.NET.

Security Considerations for JScript

Details some security pitfalls that JScript programmers may encounter.

Designing security for desktop applications is an essential step in application development.

Windows Forms Security

Provides an overview of the Windows Forms security implementation.

Community Additions

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