Web Services Security / Edition 1

Web Services Security / Edition 1

by Mark O'Neill, Paul A. Watters, Ed Simon, Mike Shema
     
 

Your definitive Web Services security resource

Minimize security risks in your system by successfully rolling out secure Web Services with help from this exceptional guide. Web Services Security covers everything network security professionals need to know, including details on Web Services architecture, SOAP, UDDI, WSDL, XML Signature, XML Encryption,

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Overview

Your definitive Web Services security resource

Minimize security risks in your system by successfully rolling out secure Web Services with help from this exceptional guide. Web Services Security covers everything network security professionals need to know, including details on Web Services architecture, SOAP, UDDI, WSDL, XML Signature, XML Encryption, SAML, XACML, XKMS, and more. You'll also get implementation techniques as well as case studies featuring global service-provision initiatives such as the Liberty Alliance Project. Practical, comprehensive, and up-to-date, this is a must-have reference for every administrator interested in conquering real-life security challenges through the effective use of Web Services.

  • Learn the high-level principles of security and how they apply to Web Services
  • Deploy Web Services technology following practical and clear examples
  • Use XKMS for validation and accountability
  • Ensure data integrity by using XML Signature and XML Encryption with SOAP
  • Use SAML and XACML for authentication and authorization
  • Learn the major components of the evolving ebXML standard
  • Gain valuable insight into the legal aspects of Web Services security—including digital signature laws, privacy issues, and application-to-application transactions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072224719
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/31/2003
Series:
Application Development Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Introduction
1Presenting Web Services3
2Presenting Security21
3New Challenges and New Threats41
XML Security
4XML Signature63
5XML Encryption83
6SAML101
7XACML119
8XML Key Management Specification (XKMS)137
Security in SOAP: Presenting WS-Security
9WS-Security165
Security in Web Services Frameworks
10.NET and Passport185
11The Liberty Alliance Project203
12UDDI and Security227
Conclusion
13ebXML249
14Legal Considerations259
A: Case Studies285
Index301

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