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Customizing the Microsoft® .NET Framework Common Language Runtime by Steven Pratschner

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Chapter 10. Extending the CLR Security System to Protect Your Extensible Application

Microsoft .NET Framework applications run in a variety of different environments with a range of security considerations. For example, an environment in which code is dynamically downloaded to a machine and executed has different security considerations than a lockeddown environment in which only code that has been explicitly approved and installed by an administrator is allowed to run. Because the CLR supports application models that allow code to be run in such varied environments, the CLR security system must be flexible enough to enable the providers of application models to enforce the security constraints they desire.

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