Security and Your System.Xml Applications 

Security is an important aspect of any application. The first steps in creating a secure application are to understand what types of security issues you need to be aware of, and also to understand the basic strategies you can use to protect your application.

This section discusses issues that are specific to the XML technologies. It also provides some guidelines that can help to secure your applications.

For more information, see the XML Developer Center, which provides the latest documentation, technical information, downloads, newsgroups, and other resources for XML developers.

In This Section

System.Xml Security Considerations

Describes the security issues for the System.Xml components.

System.Xml Coding Guidelines

Describes guidelines for designing System.Xml applications.

Related Sections

Security in the .NET Framework

Provides an overview of the entire Microsoft .NET Framework security system.