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Security in Native and .NET Framework Code 

Security is about controlling access to resources, such as application components, data, and hardware. As you plan your application, keep in mind its security requirements over its lifetime. This topic provides you with access to security topics covering that span — both the coding phase and the application's deployment. It also points you to resources on how to secure systems in general.

In This Section

Security In Visual Studio

Provides links to fundamental security concepts, including secure coding techniques.

Security in the .NET Framework

Discusses the classes and services that enable developers to easily write security code.

About System.Security.Cryptography.Pkcs

Discusses the System.Security.Cryptography.Pkcs namespace.

Using System.Security.Cryptography.Pkcs

Discusses how you can use System.Security.Cryptography.Pkcs to implement signed messages, enveloped messages, or signed and enveloped messages.

Related Sections

Configuring Security Policy

Describes how to configure security policy using the .NET Framework Configuration tool and the Code Access Security Policy tool, and how to import security components using XML files.