XML Encryption and Digital Signatures

The .NET Framework provides several classes that allow you to encrypt and decrypt XML data, and create and verify XML digital signatures. These classes provide a way to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of your XML data.

In This Section


  • Cryptographic Tasks
    Describes common tasks used in cryptography such as decrypting and encrypting data, generating and verifying hash codes, and creating and verifying digital signatures.

  • Cryptographic Services
    Provides an overview of the managed cryptographic API.