Announcing automated fixes for vulnerabilities in .NET dependencies

We’re pleased to announce improved support for.NET applications in Snyk Open Source, allowing developers to fix vulnerabilities in.NET dependencies with the help of actionable advice and automated pull requests! As of the time of writing, NuGet, the Microsoft-supported and de-facto standard package manager for.NET, has 276,266 unique packages, downloaded on average more than a billion times a week!

Snyk Code adds security scanning for C# and .NET

As a quick note, I have a personal history with .NET, including time working at Microsoft as a .NET evangelist. And I’ve briefly met Anders Jejlsberg, the designer of C# and Typescript, so this blog is a bit personal for me. We are happy to announce that Snyk Code scans for security vulnerabilities and provides remediation suggestions for yet another language: C#. This adds a major language to our portfolio which includes support for Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, and Python.

Top Security Anti-Patterns in ASP.NET Core Applications

Microsoft's ASP.NET Core enables users to more easily configure and secure their applications, building on the lessons learned from the original ASP.NET. The framework encourages best practices to prevent SQL injection flaws and cross-site scripting (XSS) in Razor views by default, provides a robust authentication and authorization solution, a Data Protection API that offers simplicity of configuration, and sensible defaults for session management.