Web services (WS) provide a simple, standardized way to connect applications over the Internet, however they require management of security and other run-time operations to work effectively. Oracle Web Services Manager is a software solution for managing the operations of web services and the interactions between these services.
This book explains the business reasons why web services security is required and gives an architectural overview of WS Security for an enterprise. It then provides details about the Oracle Web Service Manager product and how it can be leveraged to address the key security issues of Confidentiality, Integrity, Authentication, and Authorization. Whilst addressing these key issues, the book describes them fully with examples. It ends with a couple of unique features: one is the various options available for a successful deployment and the other is an explanation, in depth, of how the security components work.
This book not only describes the need for web services security but also explains, with detailed examples, how to define security policies and enforce those policies using Oracle Web Services Manager (WSM).
This book emphasizes how to use Oracle WSM to address various security use cases with detailed step-by-step examples to learn Oracle Web Service Manager.
This book is an easy-to-follow reference tutorial that explains how to use Oracle WSM to address various security use cases with detailed step-by-step examples to learn Oracle Web Service Manager.
Who this book is for
This is the book for those who want to learn how to:
- Secure web services
- Use Oracle WSM to configure web services security
It is mainly for Developers and Architects who want to learn how to use Oracle WSM to address the security challenges of web services and those who want to learn how to use Oracle WSM to address their security needs.
If you have a basic knowledge of web services then this book will help you understand the need for security and how to use Oracle WSM to address the security challenges.