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Securing Java Web Services

Course Summary

The Securing Java Web Services training course is designed to demonstrate the knowledge needed to develop secure Web services.

The course begins by exploring the Java Application Programming Interface for Extensible Markup Language-based Remote Procedure Call (JAX-RPC) web services. Next, it describes how to add Web Services (WS)-Security headers, signing, and encrypting message content. The course concludes with a lesson on passing Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) assertions among various parties to a messaging scenario.

Learn how to secure Java-based web services.
Java Web Services developers needing to harden their service offerings.
Software Developer
Skill Level
4 Days
Related Technologies
Advanced Jakarta EE | Java | JPA | JSP | Web Development | Cybersecurity


Productivity Objectives
  • Describe the challenges of securing web services
  • Interpret the security standards used
  • Administer security authentication

What You'll Learn:

In the Securing Java Web Services training course, you'll learn:
  • Fundamentals
    • Why and what?
    • Characteristics of application security
    • Basic security mechanisms
  • Basic Security at the EE level
    • Role-based authentication
    • Specify security constraints
    • Programmatic security
    • Declarative security
  • Challenges with Securing XML-Based Services
    • Challenges and pitfalls
    • WS-I Basic Security Profile
    • Standards (WS-Security, wS-SecurityPolicy, SAML)
  • Using WS-Security
    • Define and analyze security
    • Asymmetric vs symmetric encryption
    • Sign messages and files
    • Encrypt files
  • Using WS-Policy
    • Define and analyze the policy
    • Create policies
    • Work with WS-SecurityPolicy
    • Attachment techniques
  • Authentication
    • XML Security Tokens
    • Signed Security Tokens (X.509 and Kuberos)
    • Unsigned security tokens
    • Utilize interceptors
  • Best Practices
“I appreciated the instructor's technique of writing live code examples rather than using fixed slide decks to present the material.”


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