Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Best Practices for the Security APIs

This documentation provides information about best practices for secure software.

Running with Special Privileges
Discusses security implications of privileges.

Avoiding Buffer Overruns
Provides information about avoiding buffer overruns.

Creating a DACL
Shows how to create a discretionary access control list (DACL) by using the Security Descriptor Definition Language (SDDL).

Handling Passwords
Discusses security implications of using passwords.