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SecurityAlgorithmSuite Class

Specifies properties of algorithms. This is an abstract class.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Security
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public abstract class SecurityAlgorithmSuite

Instances of this class are used to specify the cryptographic characteristics of the algorithms used when securing messages.

This class is used by derived classes to instantiate security algorithm suites, and contains properties that describe the security algorithms. For example, the wsBasicHttp binding uses an internal derived class to specify the properties of its security algorithms.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5