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Securing Applications


For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Visual Studio 2017 Documentation.

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Securing Applications on docs.microsoft.com. 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
Provides information on security features and practices available when working in Visual C++.

NOT IN BUILD: Security and Programming (C# and Visual Basic)
Provides information about the top three security concerns for Visual Basic and C# developers: privileges, Web applications, and Visual Studio setup.

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.

How to: Use Transport Security
Describes how to use transport security for authentication when you connect to a WCF service.

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

Windows Forms Security
Provides an overview of the Windows Forms security implementation.