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Internetnews.com: VeriSign Intros WS-Security Implementation, Toolkit

Dec 11, 2002, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thor Olavsrud)

"Building on the WS-Security specification it crafted with IBM and Microsoft, VeriSign Tuesday introduced a royalty free open source WS-Security implementation and integration toolkit intended to aid developers in integrating digital signatures and encryption in Web services.

"Mountain View, Calif.'s VeriSign said the implementation will be provided through its open source libraries, giving enterprises, software developers and system integrators the resources to build interoperable, trusted Web services that use the proposed WS-Security standard. VeriSign said its open source libraries can be deployed to provide protocol support for both client and server applications.

"Meanwhile, the VeriSign Trust Service Integration Kit (TSIK), a Java-based developer toolkit for integrating security capabilities into Web services, includes security features for Web services like XML Signature, XML Encryption and XML Key Management Services. The TSIK consists of three basic components: the messaging framework, the trust layer and XML resources..."

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