Security in network programming

The .NET Framework System.Net namespace classes provide built-in support for popular Internet application authentication mechanisms and for .NET Framework code access permissions.

In this section

Transport Layer Security (TLS) best practices with .NET Framework
Describes TLS best practices with the .NET Framework.

Using Secure Sockets Layer
Describes how to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connections.

Internet Authentication
Describes how to use HTTP authentication methods to establish authenticated connections to HTTP servers.

Web and Socket Permissions
Describes how to set code access security for applications that use Internet connections.

Network programming in .NET
Introduces the classes in the System.Net and System.Net.Sockets namespaces.