“Transition to web services was smoother in relation to earlier transitions to other systems. For the amount of money spent on this implementation, the benefits exceeded expectations”
|--Sam Szteinbaum, VP and GM, North America Consumer Computing, Hewlett-Packard Co.|
This chapter describes one of the biggest challenges for implementation of web services: security. Here, you review the security considerations—authentication, authorization, confidentiality, integrity, and nonrepudiation—required to properly secure an implementation. We look at how Two-Way SSL and other packaged security solutions such as XML firewalls can be used for ensuring security of web services.
The security specifications of web services ...