Matteo Slaviero works as Microsoft .NET Framework consultant. He recently started his own company, Cassandra, to develop new products and services related to the world of cryptography (symmetric encryption, digital signature, X509 digital certificates generation and more). Follow him on Twitter.
The Secure Socket Layer is now essential for the secure exchange of digital data, and is most generally used within the HTTPS protocol. .NET now provides the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) to implement secure communications directly. Matteo explains the TLS/SSL protocol, and takes a hands-on approach to investigate the SslStream class to show how to implement a secure communication channel … Read more
If you are providing web-based information for a closed group of users, such as a company or similar organisation with roles and membership, then Windows authentication make a great deal of sense for ASP.NET websites or even .NET applications. Why, and how do you implement it? Matteo explains all.
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In the third, and final article that introduces Code Access Security in .NET Framework 4.0, Matteo explains, with examples, how the Level2 Security Transparent Model works within a hosted ASP.NET environment.… Read more
Having introduced us to the basics of the new Code Access Security Model available in .NET Framework 4.0, Matteo Slaviero explains how to use this powerful new system to implement fine-grained code security in ways where have never before been possible.… Read more
The Code Access Security model has been completely redesigned in the .NET Framework 4.0, to the point where CAS policies have been completely removed, and everything now works through Level2 Security Transparency. Confused? Not for long. Matteo Slaviero, a .NET security expert, brings us up to speed.… Read more
Cryptography is an increasing requirement for applications, so it is great that it is part of the .NET framework. Matteo builds on his first article that explained Asymmetric Cryptography and Digital Signatures, and tackles Symmetric Encryption and how to implement it in the .NET Framework. … Read more
Digital Signatures aren't the most intuitive software devices to explain, but Matteo boldly gives a quick-start account of Asymmetric Cryptography and Digital Signatures before demonstrating how simple it can be to perform a signature using an X509 certificate and .NET Framework base classes… Read more