David LeBlanc, Ph.D., is a founding member of the Trustworthy Computing Initiative at Microsoft. He has been developing solutions for computing security issues since 1992 and has created award-winning tools for assessing network security and uncovering security vulnerabilities. David is a senior developer in the Microsoft Office Trustworthy Computing group.
The timeless advice in this book should be at the front of every programmer's mind every day. Things like
- There's no such thing as a small security flaw,
- If you see... Read more
I opened the box with hesitation as I have been burned purchasing used books before, but to my surprise it was in excellent condition. The information will be of great help to me. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ralyn Gibbons
Great book! I am very pleased with this purchase. A lot of valuable information. It helps me on my job.Published on September 14, 2011 by Chingying L. Sloan
I recommend this book as must read in todays internet programming world.
I am not a internet programmer, but still this book covers lot of topics how my stand alone... Read more
This book is a must read for any software development manager interested in understanding the nuances of writing secure code; and most importantly being able to communicate that... Read morePublished on January 3, 2010 by Anthony Edwards
I agree with a previous reviewer that the title is misleading - it should emphasize that this is primarily a book about not writing non-secure code on a Windows platform. Read morePublished on April 2, 2008 by John F. Dooley
I read six books on software security recently, namely "Writing Secure Code, 2nd Ed" by Michael Howard and David LeBlanc; "19 Deadly Sins of Software Security" by Michael Howard,... Read morePublished on November 1, 2006 by Richard Bejtlich
You think your data is safe, your website secured, your code foolproof.... think again. If you haven't read this book, probably none of the above are true. Read morePublished on June 21, 2006 by J. Silberstein
I am happy with this book, it helped me quickly with all possible security options with Microsoft C++ and little bit of .NET framework. Read morePublished on February 11, 2006 by Craig Anderson