Security in the Web Services/XML Environment

Venue: Visconti Palace Hotel

Location: Rome, Italy

Event Date/Time: May 22, 2008 End Date/Time: May 23, 2008
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The unique characteristics of Web Services applications pose a significant challenge to the security of Web Services and XML applications and environments. In this seminar, delegates examine the various Web Services security schemes being designed and implemented by the industry and in the Business community, where security is always a top priority. Specific tools are examined so that delegates can integrate them into new and existing environments. This seminar explains how to implement secure Web Services and includes coverage of trust, confidentiality, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and Kerberos. You will also find details on Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), XML Key Management Specification (XKMS), XML Encryption, Hypertext Transfer Protocol-Reliability (HTTP-R) and more. It provides delegates with up-to-the-minute information on tools, standards, vendor initiatives, and hands-on solutions to understanding and implementing secure Web Services. Practical examples are used throughout the seminar to present real-world solutions to Web security issues.

You will learn how to:

• Develop security goals and requirements
• Determine security roles and responsibilities
• Manage risk
• Provide cryptography, authentication, and authorization
• Identify Web Services security limitations
• Create and use public key certificates
• Manage digital signatures
• Specify SAML, XACML, WS-Security, and other standards
• Secure ePortal and eBusiness data
• Secure .NET, J2EE, and other infrastructures and apps
• Administer Web Services security
• Plan and build secure Web Services architectures

He is Principal Advisor at The TechPar Group. His clients at TechPar include Cognos, Ascential Software, The Federal Reserve Bank and NATO. Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Kneiling was a Director of WebEAI, where he created the XML and Web Services strategy for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Global Strategic Sourcing Group. He was formerly Vice President of Information Architecture at MetLife, a Fortune 500 Financial Services Company, where he was responsible for information flow throughout the company, its affiliates, customers, suppliers and partners, using B2B e-Commerce, XML strategies and Web-Enterprise application integration. Prior to joining MetLife, he was with International Systems Group, DataBase Associates, Codd & Date, Price Waterhouse, Citibank, The Bank of New York and Con Edison. Mr. Kneiling has participated as a speaker in numerous user and professional groups, has authored a number of books and articles on computer technology.


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