Signing Data and Verifying Digital Signatures

[CAPICOM is a 32-bit only component that is available for use in the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows XP. Instead, use the .NET Framework to implement security features. For more information, see Alternatives to Using CAPICOM.]

Signing data and verification of signatures on data are among the most important tasks done with cryptography. The following sections show examples for digital signature tasks: