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.NET Framework Security by Kevin T. Price, Rudi Martin, Matthew Lyons, Sebastian Lange, Brian A. LaMacchia

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Designing a Secure Web Site

Before we dive into a bunch of code, let's look at our options and take this step by step.

The first step is establishing a Web server. We'll skip the formalities of how to create a development, staging, and production environment and just imagine that they are all in place. One of the tools that is a part of Microsoft's Security Toolkit is URLScan. This ISAPI filter checks incoming requests for a variety of malformations and decides whether to allow the request to proceed or to reject it. Although it is no substitute for keeping up with whatever service packs, hotfixes, or bulletins that are sent out by Microsoft, it is an effective tool at reducing the number of ways potential hackers can get in. URLScan works with ...

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