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Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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20.1. Determining Security Requirements

The first step in securing your applications is deciding where you need security and what it needs to protect. For example, you may need to block access in order to protect private information. Or, maybe you just need to enforce a pay-for-content system. Perhaps you don't need any sort of security at all, but you want an optional login feature to provide personalization for frequent visitors. These requirements will determine the approach you use.

Security doesn't need to be complex, but it does need to be wide-ranging and multilayered. For example, consider an e-commerce website that allows users to view reports of their recently placed orders. You probably already know the first line of defense that ...

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