Book: Writing Secure Code for Windows Vista™

Michael Howard and David LeBlanc have written new book Writing Secure Code for Windows Vista™. Microsoft Web site says about this book:

The definitive guide to developing more-secure software applications for Windows Vista

Get the definitive guide to writing secure code and developing more-secure applications for Windows Vista—straight from the experts. Security is one of the greatest enhancements in Windows Vista, and developers will be urged to write more secure code on the platform to support a growing customer base. This reference delivers the straight scoop from the authors who wrote the immensely popular, award-winning book Writing Secure Code. Developers get first-hand insights into design decisions and practical advice for solving real-world security issues. The book covers new features, including ACLs and BitLocker™, as well as enhancements to familiar concepts, such as firewalls and authentication. In addition, there are plenty of code samples in C# on the Web. Designed to complement and extend Writing Secure Code, this book is essential for developers of Windows Vista.

Michael Horward is proven author of good books related to secure programming. I’m going to read this book, as I’ve read previous two books “Writing Secure Code” and “The Security Development Lifecycle” and liked it a lot.

Here is Michael’s blog post about this book and book page on official Microsoft Web.

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