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Microsoft® Visual C++® .NET 2003 Kick Start by Kate Gregory

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Chapter 13. Strengthening Your Managed Applications with Security and Encryption

Understanding Encryption Techniques and Technologies

Encryption has long been considered an advanced topic, but the .NET Framework makes it remarkably simple to encrypt and decrypt data within your applications. This is especially important for mobile code, which can rely on passwords or other information that is stored within your code or within a configuration file. You might also want to prevent hand-editing of documents saved by your application; this is especially true of applications used for financial purposes. Imagine if ...

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