Posted by: kurtsh | December 30, 2008

DOWNLOAD: Free Microsoft eBook – “Writing Secure Code for Windows Vista”

Microsoft Press is releasing the eBook version for “Writing Secure Code for Vista” for free to everyone that registers for the download.  Here’s a quick description:

image Writing Secure Code for Vista
by Michael Howard and David LeBlanc
ISBN: 9780735623934
Published April 11, 2007

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

Get the definitive guide to writing more-secure code for Windows Vista—from the authors of the award-winning Writing Secure Code, Michael Howard and David LeBlanc. This reference is ideal for developers who understand the fundamentals of Windows programming and APIs. It complements Writing Secure Code, examining the delta between Windows XP and Windows Vista security. You get first-hand insights into design decisions, lessons learned from Windows Vista development, and practical advice for solving real-world security issues.

Discover how to:

  • Develop applications to run without administrator privileges
  • Apply best practices for using integrity controls
  • Help protect your applications with ASLR, NX, and SafeSEH
  • Evaluate authentication, authorization, and cryptography enhancements in Windows Vista
  • Write services that restrict privileges and tokens—and sidestep common problems
  • Learn how Windows Internet Explorer 7 defenses and new security features affect your development efforts


    PLUS—Get Microsoft Visual C#, Visual C++, and C code samples on the Web

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