CHAPTER 10

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Securing ASP.NET Web API

According to US law, the term information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction in order to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability, referred to as the CIA triad. Confidentiality is about preventing the disclosure of information to unauthorized entities. Integrity is about preventing modifications to the data by unauthorized entities. Availability is about the data and hence the information system that owns the data being available for legitimate users.

An entity, in this sense, refers to ...

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