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Security for Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Michael James Bond, Ed Robinson

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Chapter 10. Securing Your Application for Deployment

Key concepts in this chapter are:

  • Using various techniques to deploy applications and components

  • Signing applications with Authenticode and strong-name signatures

  • Granting applications more permissions by modifying security policy

  • Deploying .NET code-access security updates

  • Protecting your code through obfuscation

In this chapter, you’ll learn about techniques you can use to secure your Microsoft Visual Basic .NET applications and components for deployment. This includes techniques for securing your setup deployment package and the Visual Basic .NET application (and components) contained within the setup package. If you are distributing your software over a nonsecure deployment medium such as the ...

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