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Web Application Security–The Next Evolution

The Future of Web Applications: Web ServicesToday’s global Internet environment is a muddled mix of different operating systems, technologies, and protocols?all which are widely dispersed throughout the world. This mixture

RC4 Usage Errors Leave Your Data Exposed

recently read an advertisement for some Windows security software that boasted “incredible security using 160-bit RC4.” Superlatives aside, take claims like this with a grain of salt. Based on the

Supporting Digital Signatures Within SOAP Messages

eb services is the latest wave in distributed computing. Its ability to connect clients and servers independent of platform, programming language, and transport protocol gives it great promise. The potential

Keeping Secrets: A Guide to VB .NET Cryptography

he indisputable appeal of Web services will drive most organizations to evaluate development platforms such as .NET. However, security concerns have always made organizations reluctant to embrace new technologies. Fortunately,

Managed Security: Build It Right the First Time

roviding a service on the Web entails a wealth of concerns, from system design, network architecture, and application development, to maintenance and security. This last aspect is often overlooked and