Secure Web services

The upcoming Web services security schemes should help drive Web services forward

1 2 3 Page 3
Page 3 of 3

As more and more business organizations adopt Web services, ensuring secure communication between communicating partners is becoming even more important. In this article, I explained why SSL falls short when it comes to Web services and why the industry is actively defining XML-based Web services security schemes. I also discussed the importance of an identity network and how it can be implemented. Any developer interested in creating Web services should be aware of these standards.

Sang Shin is presently working for Sun Microsystems as a Java technology evangelist and technology architecture consultant. His duties include evangelizing and consulting on important Java technologies such as J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition), EJB (Enterprise JavaBeans), JSP (JavaServer Pages)/servlets, JMS (Java Messaging Service), J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition), Jini, and Web services technologies, such as Sun ONE (Open Network Environment), ebXML, and Web services security. He frequently talks on these topics in various technical conferences. Whenever he finds time, he teaches several software engineering courses at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. He currently teaches a free online "J2EE Programming (with Passion!)" class to about 900 worldwide developers. For course contents and registration information, please go to http://www.plurb.com/j2ee.

Learn more about this topic

1 2 3 Page 3
Page 3 of 3