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Ignore standards for web services security

Analysts tell firms to take proprietary route to secure web services-based transactions. Companies should take the proprietary route to provide security for web services-based transactions over the next three years, according to analysts. In a research paper, Security Pattern Standards Face a Long Road to Maturity, analyst Gartner advises firms to rely on vendor-provided technology to provide security for web services-based transactions until 2006, even though it may not comply with standards. Although there are no products as such, major vendors sell application development packages, such as Microsoft’s Visual Studio .Net, which have the facility to build security into web services. Full Story

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