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When managing security for any control on a page we use SPSecurityTrimmedControl. But what to do when defining permissions for a custom application page?

How do we restrict unauthorized people to access some custom application pages?

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Possible duplicate of the question, Can an Application Page Permissions Be Set from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Answer from post:

Permissions for application pages are normally set within the application page itself, using the RightsRequired property.

Here's a comprehensive blog post about Application Page security:

Also, have a look at below post:
Securing SharePoint Application Pages

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