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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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20.7. The Last Word

In this chapter, you learned about the multilayered security architecture in ASP.NET and IIS and how you can safeguard your web pages and web services by using a custom login page or Windows authentication. You also learned the basics about certificates and SSL.

In the next chapter, you'll continue to build on your knowledge by considering some add-on features that can simplify your life and enhance your security. You'll learn how to get ASP.NET to create a basic user database for your site (complete with password encryption), saving you from creating it yourself or writing any ADO.NET code. You'll also extend your authorization rules by learning how you can group forms-authenticated users into logical groups, each of which ...

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