Secret Key Encryption Demo

Submitted on: 1/5/2015 3:41:00 PM
By: VBRocks (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
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Compatibility: VB.NET
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     This application demonstrates how to perform encryption using VB.Net and the .Net Framework 3.0.

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Secret Key Encryption Demo
VB.Net 2008

Encryption is the processes of transforming electronic data from a "plain text" state to an unreadable state by use of a cipher, also known as a algorithm. 

Although formerly pretty complex, encryption can now be implemented very easily in any .Net application using the various encryption classes in the System.Security.Cryptography namespace.

I've put together an Encryptiong Demo program that demonstrates how to encrypt and decrypt documents using the following encryption classes:

  • AES (Advanced Encryption Standard)
  • DES (Data Encryption Standard)
  • RC2 ("Ron's Code" or "Rivest Cipher")
  • Rijndael
  • Triple DES (Triple Data Encryption Standard)

This application uses persistent keys in combination with the respective algorithms to encrypt and decrypt data.

I hope it's helpful to you!


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