Securing a web application is a very important task. Security cannot be taken lightly. It must be implemented to prevent the stored information from being compromised. Developers need to ensure that certain security measures have been implemented to keep the web site working and in compliance with the expected level of service. Also, access to sensitive parts of the web site should be restricted to only certain users, such administrators.

ASP.NET MVC is built on top of ASP.NET and has access to the security features in the framework. In this chapter you will see how to secure your ASP.NET MVC 4 application. We are going to ...

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