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Programming the Windows Runtime by Example: A Comprehensive Guide to WinRT with Examples in C# and XAML by John Garland, Jeremy Likness

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8. Security

Security is an important component of Windows Store apps and the Windows Runtime contains a full suite of APIs to implement security. There are many scenarios that involve security. When a user provides sensitive information to your app, you must ensure the data is protected so that only those individuals who have explicit approval can access the information. In some cases you must take additional steps to ensure the data has not been tampered with or manipulated. If a user claims to have access, you must be able to verify their claim and verify they are who they claim to be. All of these concepts fall under the general umbrella of security.

Security involves multiple steps, the first of which is usually authentication (identifying ...

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