Whether you’re targeting Mobile Line of Business apps for the Enterprise or B2C apps for consumers, ensuring that sensitive data is encrypted is a must.  These days, I can’t have a serious discussion with a CIO unless I can assure her that my mobile device can protect data-in-transit and data-at-rest.  You already know that Windows Phone 7 secures data-in-transit via SSL whether you’re using Internet Explorer or calling a Web Service from a Silverlight app.  What you may not know is how it covers the other bases.  A quick look over at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff402533(v=VS.92).aspx lists the following cryptographic algorithms supported by Windows Phone OS 7.0: AES HMACSHA1 HMACSHA256 Rfc2898DeriveBytes SHA1 SHA256 I

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Whether you’re targeting Mobile Line of Business apps for the Enterprise or B2C apps for consumers, ensuring that sensitive data is encrypted is a must.  These days, I can’t have a serious discussion with a CIO unless I can assure her that my mobile device can protect data-in-transit and data-at-rest.  You already know that Windows Phone 7 secures data-in-transit via SSL whether you’re using Internet Explorer or calling a Web Service from a Silverlight app.  What you may not know is how it covers the other bases.  A quick look over at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff402533(v=VS.92).aspx lists the following cryptographic algorithms supported by Windows Phone OS 7.0: AES HMACSHA1 HMACSHA256 Rfc2898DeriveBytes SHA1 SHA256 I

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