No more malicious attacks! Learn the best practices for writing secure code, with samples in Microsoft Visual Basic®.NET, Visual C++®, Perl, and Visual C#®.
Michael Howard is a security program manager on the Microsoft WindowsXP team, focusing on secure design, programming and testing techniques. He works with hundreds of people both inside and outside the company to help them secure their applications each year. He is the primary author of DESIGING SECURE WEB-BASED APPLICATIONS FOR MICROSOFT WINDOWS 2000 from Microsoft Press. Prior to working in WindowsXP, Michael worked on next-generation Web server technologies and IIS. He has worked on Windows NT® security since 1992
David LeBlanc is a senior security technologist in ITG at Microsoft. His primary role is defending the Microsoft network from attack. He has worked in the security field throughout his professional life, including working at Internet Security Systems where he was the primary engineer on ISS award-winning security products. David serves on a number of external security-related advisory boards.
...so I picked it up and flipped through it. It is packed with valueable (and useable!) information. This book seems so useful, I ordered myself a copy. Read morePublished on June 11 2002 by Alfred Broderick
I have to admit to being somewhat skeptical about this book, but after reading 3/4 of it, my skepticism is gone. Read morePublished on March 5 2002 by Hunter
Say what you will about Microsoft, but at least they are trying to solve their security ills, and I can see why this book is required reading for all developers at the company. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2002 by "mikehogs2"
This is a wonderful book that covers things that are often glossed over in other security books. For instance, the coverage of access control lists, and the difficulties of... Read morePublished on Feb. 12 2002 by Douglas J. Reilly
This is a must read for todays savvy devloper. Michael is obviously a talented individual who shares his insight in a simple no nonsense fashion. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2002 by Lynne Greenslade
As a newcomer to security issues in networked systems, I read this book going progressively whiter, realising that most code, my own included, had glaring invitations to the... Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2002
This book tells you the nuts and bolts of secure programming in great detail and explained real well. Read morePublished on Jan. 17 2002 by "fpjones"
Wow -- a great and very unexpected find. Michael Howard's experience within the Microsoft organization and David LeBlanc's technical experiences at ISS blend very well to provide... Read morePublished on Jan. 7 2002 by Jesse A Whyte
Finally a book written by authors who know their stuff and can express themselves well. I have read many books about security and most of them focus simply on how things work, but... Read morePublished on Jan. 5 2002 by "smash244"