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Security in Network Programming 

The .NET Framework System.Net namespace classes provide built-in support for popular Internet application authentication mechanisms and for .NET Framework code access permissions.

In This Section

Using Secure Sockets Layer

Describes how to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connections.

Internet Authentication

Describes how to use HTTP authentication methods to establish authenticated connections to HTTP servers.

Web and Socket Permissions

Describes how to set code access security for applications that use Internet connections.

Related Sections

Network Programming

Introduces the classes in the System.Net and System.Net.Sockets namespaces.