About the Author
Michael Howard is is a principal security program manager on the Trustworthy Computing Group’s Security Engineering team at Microsoft. He is the author or coauthor of many well-known software security books and is an editor of IEEE Security & Privacy.
David LeBlanc, Ph.D., is a principal software development engineer on the Microsoft Office security team. He is a coauthor, with Michael Howard, of Writing Secure Code (Microsoft Press).
John Viega is CTO of the SaaS Business Unit at McAfee and was previously their chief security architect. He is the author of five other security books. Mr. Viega first defined the 19 deadly sins of software security for the Department of Homeland Security.