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Developing Enterprise Web Services: An Architect's Guide by James Webber - Ph.D., Sandeep Chatterjee - Ph.D.

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Web Service Security Issues

Before we can address Web services security, we must first understand the areas where potential threats may occur as well as how they may occur. In this section, we look at the issues surrounding Web services security flow of a Web service invocation starting from the client application through the actual business logic implementation of the service and back to the client again. Throughout this flow, we analyze the possible threats and best practices to address those threats.

Data Protection and Encryption

Data protection refers to the management of transmitted messages so that the contents of each message arrives at its destination intact, unaltered, and not viewed by anyone along the way. The concept of data protection ...

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