Secure the Email in Your .NET Apps with SSL Email Components
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by John Alessi
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SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, Where Does It All Fit In?

SSL encryption happens at a lower level than the standard Internet email protocols such as SMTP, POP3 and IMAP4.  Because of this, these protocols do not need to be modified to handle connections over an SSL protected channel.  In fact, these protocols are oblivious to the existence or nonexistence of an SSL connection.

 

 

Continue on to learn about the bonus protection SSL offers email applications, caveats,  requirements, sample code and more...


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