DevSecOps for .NET Core: Securing Modern Software Applications

  • 3h 28m
  • Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
  • Apress
  • 2020

Automate core security tasks by embedding security controls and processes early in the DevOps workflow through DevSecOps. You will not only learn the various stages in the DevOps pipeline through examples of solutions developed and deployed using .NET Core, but also go through open source SDKs and toolkits that will help you to incorporate automation, security, and compliance.

The book starts with an outline of modern software engineering principles and gives you an overview of DevOps in .NET Core. It further explains automation in DevOps for product development along with security principles to improve product quality. Next, you will learn how to improve your product quality and avoid code issues such as SQL injection prevention, cross-site scripting, and many more. Moving forward, you will go through the steps necessary to make security, compliance, audit, and UX automated to increase the efficiency of your organization. You’ll see demonstrations of the CI phase of DevOps, on-premise and hosted, along with code analysis methods to verify product quality. Finally, you will learn network security in Docker and containers followed by compliance and security standards.

After reading DevSecOps for .NET Core, you will be able to understand how automation, security, and compliance works in all the stages of the DevOps pipeline while showcasing real-world examples of solutions developed and deployed using .NET Core 3.

What You Will Learn

  • Implement security for the .NET Core runtime for cross-functional workloads
  • Work with code style and review guidelines to improve the security, performance, and maintenance of components
  • Add to DevOps pipelines to scan code for security vulnerabilities
  • Deploy software on a secure infrastructure, on Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud environments

Who This Book Is For

Software engineers and developers who develop and maintain a secure code repository.

About the Author

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a software engineer based in Rabwah, Pakistan, and likes .NET Core for regular day development. He has experience with cloud, mobile, and API development. Afzaal Ahmad has experience with the Azure platform and likes to build cross-platform libraries/software with .NET Core. He has been awarded MVP Award by Alibaba Cloud for cloud expertise and has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for his work in the field of software development twice, four times as a CodeProject MVP for technical writing and mentoring, and four times as a C# Corner MVP in the same field.

In this Book

  • Modern Software Engineering
  • DevOps with Security
  • Writing Secure Apps
  • Automating Everything as Code
  • Securing Build Systems for DevOps
  • Automating Production Environments for Quality
  • Compliance and Security


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