This page links to help on widely used Visual Basic security tasks. To view other categories of popular tasks covered in Help, see How Do I in Visual Basic.
Discusses the three common areas where you need to address security concerns.
Provides links and pointers to fundamental security concepts, including secure coding techniques.
Describes code access security and its most common uses.
Provides an overview of .NET Framework role-based security.
Provides information for Windows developers about best practices for secure software.
Learn how Microsoft is working to help you keep your applications and systems secure, from the desktop to network-level systems, with links to security resources for IT professionals, developers, and home users.
Gives advice about issues like how to store the database connection string.
The examples in this section show how to create ASP.NET applications that incorporate various kinds of security.
Describes how to control who can gain access to your Web project files and what level of access individuals have to the application.
Briefly explains the .NET Framework security model and the basic steps necessary to ensure the Windows Forms in your application are secure.
Describes how to access printing features in a semi-trusted environment.
Describes how to access files and data in a semi-trusted environment.
Discusses permissions issues about applications deployed using ClickOnce technology, which run in a "sandbox," with limited permissions based on a security zone.
Provides conceptual information on code security and describes the .NET Framework approach to securing your components.
Describes how to use imperative security checks to protect sensitive lines of code from unauthorized use.
These samples demonstrate security tasks.