Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library V3.0 Beta Performance Testing Results

The Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library V3.0 (Anti-XSS V3.0) is an encoding library designed to help developers protect their ASP.NET web-based applications from XSS attacks. It differs from most encoding libraries in that it uses the white-listing technique — sometimes referred to as the principle of inclusions — to provide protection against XSS attacks. This…

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lsass.exe and w3wp.exe: Analyzing SSL performance in IIS 6.0

In several of the performance tuning projects I have done, the web pages with security settings such as SSL or Windows authentication are generally slow compared to other pages. In this post, I analyze how SSL performance can be monitored in IIS 6.0 As per the architecture of IIS 6.0, security related operations such as…

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Visual Round Trip Analyzer – Scorecard

I happened to use this new performance tool called Visual Round trip analyzer for one of my recent projects.  Here’s a little description given on the VRTA download page.   The Visual Round Trip Analyzer tool helps web developers and testers visualize the download of their page, identify best practices and changes that improve web…

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