Support certificates in your applications with the .NET Framework 2.0
Certificates are used in many places across the Microsoft .NET Framework, from secure communication to code signing to security policies. The .NET Framework 2.0 introduced revamped support for certificates and it added a completely new namespace for standards-compliant cryptographic operations with certificates. This articles discusses the background for certificates and the Windows Certificate Store. I will also show you how to work with the certificate APIs and how they are used by the Framework to implement security features.
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