The .NET 4.5 framework was released a couple of months ago and it included several improvements in the security area. To benefit from these improvements you need to do a few changes to you application's configuration file. The documentation is a bit
Recently I wrote a piece of software that needed some configurable secrets — and they needed to be VERY secret. Consequently, I had to encrypt a custom configuration section. Unfortunately, I quickly ran into trouble and got an error message along
Security headers in an HTTP response
There are many things to consider when securing a web application but a definite "quick win" is to start taking advantage of the security HTTP response headers that are supported in most modern browser. It doesn't matter which development platform you use to build your application, these headers will make a notable difference for the security of your website anyway!
The screenshot shows what the security headers look like. The security headers are included