Hacking Web Services

Hacking Web Services

eBook - 2007
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Thompson Learning
Hacking Web Services takes an in-depth look at new concepts, theories, and tools and provides various Web services assessment methodologies various perspectives. Beginning with a brief introduction to Web services the technologies, this book discusses Web services assessment methodology, WSDL ? a major source of information, the need for secure coding, various development issues and open source technologies to secure and harden applications offering Web services. A complete practical guide for Web services security and assessment methodology, the book offers the reader an insight into some of the more critical and challenging security issues of Web services development. Detailed case studies and real-life demonstrations drive home this point.

Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to Web serivces security, covering such topics as Web services components, server and client technologies, assessment methodologies, attack vectors, and SOAP messager filtering.

Book News
Incorporating new concepts and tools, the author focuses on the evolving technology--for which there is a lucrative market-- for Web services so that security professionals can stay a step ahead of hackers. With case studies, demos, and tips, he covers all aspects of Web services technologies, their frameworks, assessment approaches, attack vectors, and Open Source products. Appendices include resources for penetration testing, quick references, Websites for security advisories, and a security checklist. The CD-ROM includes demo files, sample scripts, tools, and the text images in color. Shah, the co-author of Web Hacking Attacks and Defense (Addison-Wesley), heads a company providing services relating to system security. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Oxford University Press
Web Services are an integral part of next generation Web applications. The development and use of these services is growing at an incredible rate, and so too are the security issues surrounding them. Hacking Web Services is a practical guide for understanding Web services security and assessment methodologies. Written for intermediate-to-advanced security professionals and developers, the book provides an in-depth look at new concepts and tools used for Web services security. Beginning with a brief introduction to Web services technologies, the book discusses Web services assessment methodology, WSDL -- an XML format describing Web services as a set of endpoints operating on SOAP messages containing information -- and the need for secure coding. Various development issues and open source technologies used to secure and harden applications offering Web services are also covered. Throughout the book, detailed case studies, real-life demonstrations, and a variety of tips and techniques are used to teach developers how to write tools for Web services. If you are responsible for securing your company's Web services, this is a must read resource!

Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Charles River Media, ©2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1584504803
9781584504801
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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