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Mark G. Graff
Kenneth R. van Wyk

Release Date:  June 2003
ISBN:  0-596-00242-4
Order Number:  2424

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Secure Coding: Principles & Practices

Welcome to the on-line home of Secure Coding: Principles and Practices (O'Reilly, 2003). We provide here information about the book and its authors; updated versions of links and tables that appear in the book; and also original supplemental material like op/ed pieces and vulnerability analyses. It's all offered in the spirit of helping us build strong and light "virtual bridges" in the years to come.

Recent News and Articles
20 April 2004 - Secure Coding: Principles & Practices has been translated to Japanese by O'Reilly Japan. Further details can be found here.

09 April 2004 - Ken and Sean analyze a recently discovered buffer overflow vulnerability in a popular media player for Unix and discuss it's far-reaching implications.

16 February 2004 - An RSS feed of the Secure Coding mailing list (SC-L) has been made available by

"What a wonderful resource, either as an academic textbook or as an instrument of professional growth! This book is full of sound advice, insightful anecdotes, and delightful bits of history and philosophy. Above all, it presents the reader with directions on how to improve software quality and keep security flaws at bay. This book is a "must-read" for anyone whose coding might be used someday in a critical application: that is, everyone."

--- Dr. Gene H. Spafford, Director CERIAS, Purdue University

Visit the Advance Praise section to read other pre-release accolades that the book has received.

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