Secure API Components (Windows Embedded Standard 2009)


Adding secure API components to your configuration allows your applications to call security methods, such as those for cryptography and the Security Support Provider Interface (SSPI).

The following tables show secure API features and the Windows Embedded Standard components that must added to support them.

Crypto API

Crypto API methods are used for encoding and decoding from ASN.1, encrypting and decrypting data, and authentication using digital certificates.

Required components Key binary

Primitive: Crypt32


Cryptographic Network Services


SSPI (Security Support Provider Interface)

SSPI methods are used for credential management, context management, message support, and package management.

Required components Key binary

Primitive: Secur32


Primitive: Ksecdd


Local Security Authority Subsystem (LSASS)


See Also

Other Resources

Add Security Features to a Run-Time Image