Network Computing is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC
Standards Watch: OASIS WS-Security
OASIS today announced that the WS-Security (WSS) v1.1 specification has been ratified as a standard.
A lengthy list of industry supporters, including Actional, Adobe, AmberPoint, BEA Systems, IBM, Oracle, Reactivity, RSA Security, Sun, and Microsoft, have been working on the standard for quite some time and are surely pleased to see WSS 1.1 become a standard.
WS-Security builds on existing security technologies to deliver an industry standard way of securing Web services message exchanges.
Providing a framework within which authentication and authorization take place, WS-Security lets users apply existing security
technology and infrastructure in a Web services environment.
Recommended For You
Developing and managing a network budget is hard work for network professionals, who often get hit with new projects that they know nothing about. Is there a better way to manage network spending?
Making the jump from outdated legacy technology to a more modern digital infrastructure will allow businesses to innovate at the speed and scale needed in today’s marketplace.
The business world is speeding up. The longer IT leaders wait to get their needs met, the more at risk their businesses and their jobs will be.