How To: Encrypt Configuration Sections in ASP.NET 2.0 Using RSA

Written on August 16, 2005

At NCC 2005 A Peter Koen did a presentation on the primary new security features shipping with .NET Framework 2.0.

One of them is the ability to encrypt configuration settings. This cannot only be done for the hole .config file, but also for single nodes of the configuration and it can be set at user or machine level.

Get more details at the Channel9 Wiki posting "How To: Encrypt Configuration Sections in ASP.NET 2.0 Using RSA"