About this chapter
This chapter, excerpted from Understanding SOA with Web Services, describes the various threats and challenges that need to be guarded against, summarizes the basic Web services security technologies and provides detail on some of the more important technologies and standards.
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About the Book
Understanding SOA with Web Services, is an essential resource for those interested in designing and developing a SOA-based integration solution using Web services technologies. The authors explain how an SOA provides a foundation for addressing additonal IT needs, including multi-channel client access, application interoperability and business process management. A series of tutorials on the advanced Web services technologies that help attain SOA solutions have also been included.
About the Authors
Eric Newcomer is IONA's Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for IONA's technology roadmap as relates to standards adoption, architecture, and product design. In addition to Understanding SOA with Web Services, he is the author of the best-selling Understanding Web Services and co-author of Principles of Transaction Processing published in 1997 by Morgan Kaufman. In addition, Eric is a frequent speaker at industry and company events and contributor to popular journals and Web sites.
Greg Lomow is a senior architect and developer with fifteen years of experience building applications and distributed systems for the banking and financial services industry as well as mentoring development teams on the effective use of object-oriented technology.
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