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Identity Enabled Web Services: Standards-based identity for Web 2.0

Ping Identity

Web Services are emerging as the preeminent method for program-to-program communication across corporate networks as well as the Internet. Securing web Services has been a challenge until recently, as typical Web authentication and authorization techniques employed browser-to-server architectures (not program-to-program). This resulted in user identity ending at the Web Application Server, forcing the Web Services Provider to trust blindly that the Web Services Requester had established identity and trust with the end user.

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Published:  May 05, 2009
Length:  9
Type:  White Paper
Tags : 
pingidentity, sso, standards-based, web 2.0, identity enabled, browser-to-server, soap, saml, security assertion markup language, pki, public key infrastructure, soa, oasis, ws-trust, sso, single sign-on, service oriented architecture, rest, user identity mapping, ldap



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