• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description
This course describes protecting data both in transit and at rest in C# applications using strong cryptography. Examples illustrate each mitigation steps, alternatives to TLS, encryption best practices, and common cryptographic pitfalls you should avoid.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify ways to leverage cryptographic support in the .NET Framework
  • Describe how to protect sensitive data using the Data Protection API (DPAPI)
  • Identify common cryptographic pitfalls
  • Describe how to protect data in transit with TLS

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.