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Microsoft bolsters Web services security

Microsoft released on Tuesday a toolkit designed to help software programmers tighten security in Web services applications. The toolkit, called Web Services Enhancements (WSE) version 2, will let companies use the latest security capabilities from Microsoft and other software giants like IBM and Sun Microsystems. The software makers are bolstering security in an effort to drive adoption of Web services software. Web services are a set of programming conventions and XML-based standards for building applications that can share information easily. Businesses are currently using Web services as a way to transport data between disparate systems. But tighter security for data transmitted via the Internet and private networks remains a barrier to wide-scale usage, according to analysts and customers. Full Story

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