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Programming Microsoft® .NET by Jeff Prosise

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Chapter 10. ASP.NET Security

An old adage among developers is that building security into software is like paying taxes. You know it’s important and you know you must do it sooner or later, but you put it off as long as you can and when you finally do it, you do so only because you have to. You might not go to jail for building insecure applications, but security is no less important because of it. In many applications—Web applications in particular—security isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity.

Security is a Big Deal in network applications because by nature those applications are available to (and vulnerable to misuse by and outright attacks from) a larger population of users. When the network an application is deployed on is the Internet, security ...

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