WS Security Web services security standards

  • July 21, 2008 21 Jul'08

    Web 2.0 at the old ballgame

    Major League Baseball adopts Web 2.0 to authenticate home run balls for fans and provide umpires with the latest game time weather reports.

  • July 17, 2008 17 Jul'08

    SOA complicated by ESB proliferation

    Despite technical adherence to standards, ESBs from different vendors still don't play well with others, argues John Michelsen, chief architect at iTKO Inc.

  • March 24, 2008 24 Mar'08

    BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask get reference implementation

    Although BPEL4People and WS-HT aren't fully ratified standards, Active EndPoints Inc., one of the leaders of the standards effort, is incorporating them into its new tools for BPM and SOA design and development.

  • March 11, 2008 11 Mar'08

    Liberty offers Web 2.0 open source security

    Liberty Alliance offers an open-source version of its privacy and security tools for Java developers working on Web 2.0 applications.

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07

    SOA governance, security concerns drive XACML interop

    The policy requirements of service-oriented architecture (SOA) require major vendors, including IBM, Oracle and BEA Systems Inc. to demonstrate XACML interoperability.

  • April 12, 2007 12 Apr'07

    Will acquisitions stifle SOA innovation?

    Startups often provide innovations in software technology, but as big SOA fish gobble up the small fry faster than you can say "food chain," is creativity dead in the water? Fear not, say industry analysts.

  • May 31, 2006 31 May'06

    Burton: WS-* specs good, but SOA security needs more

    A Burton analyst says the WS-* security stack is on track, but organizations still need to think through security policies and implement a layered security strategy inside an SOA.

  • May 12, 2006 12 May'06

    Burton: Choosing an SOA mediation system

    Web services management products provide the broadest range of capabilities; WS-Policy will be key down the road, analyst says.

  • January 19, 2006 19 Jan'06

    Reactivity's Nash on who controls SOA

    Andrew Nash is the chief technology officer at Reactivity Inc. He is the co-author of numerous Web Services specifications including WS-Security, WS-Trust, WS-Federation, WS-SecureConversation and WS-SecurityPolicy. Previously he was a director of ...

  • January 09, 2006 09 Jan'06

    Burton: Put Web services security on front burner

    Burton Group report says WS-Security is "ready for prime time" and enterprises should start building a comprehensive plan that encompasses both transport- and application-level security.

  • December 15, 2005 15 Dec'05

    SOA standards searched for maturity in 2005

    A host of Web services transaction and security specifications designed to improve quality of service hit the standards track in 2005. Design and implementation specifications also arose and JBI caused a dust up among Java vendors.

  • November 22, 2005 22 Nov'05

    SAML gains momentum

    The federated identity specification SAML 2.0 just went through its latest round of interoperability testing with IBM, NEC, NTT and RSA Security demonstrating they can share identity inside a Web services network.

  • September 08, 2005 08 Sep'05

    Burton report: Tackling security inside SOA

    A new Burton Group report recommends a blended approach to securing Web services, including management software and XML devices.

  • August 29, 2005 29 Aug'05

    Quality of service standards coming for Web services

    According to IBM's top standards developers, a wave of new specifications for reliable messaging, transactions and automated business processes using Web services should enter standards bodies before the end of the year.

  • July 05, 2005 05 Jul'05

    Network devices simplifying integration, Web services security

    Cisco's planned foray into application-oriented networking helps elevate the work of the early pioneers.