Portals eNewsletters Web Seminars dataWarehouse.com DM Review Magazine
DM Review | Covering Business Intelligence, Integration & Analytics
   Covering Business Intelligence, Integration & Analytics Advanced Search
advertisement

RESOURCE PORTALS
View all Portals

WEB SEMINARS
Scheduled Events

RESEARCH VAULT
White Paper Library
Research Papers

CAREERZONE
View Job Listings
Post a job

Advertisement

INFORMATION CENTER
DM Review Home
Newsletters
Current Magazine Issue
Magazine Archives
Online Columnists
Ask the Experts
Industry News
Search DM Review

GENERAL RESOURCES
Bookstore
Buyer's Guide
Glossary
Industry Events Calendar
Monthly Product Guides
Software Demo Lab
Vendor Listings

DM REVIEW
About Us
Press Releases
Awards
Advertising/Media Kit
Reprints
Magazine Subscriptions
Editorial Calendar
Contact Us
Customer Service

Reactivity and Netegrity Team to Tackle Web Services Security

    Online News published in DMReview.com
June 15, 2004

Seeking to clarify the essential components of a robust enterprise Web services security solution, Reactivity, Inc. and Netegrity, Inc. announced the availability of the first fully integrated software-hardware solution that enterprises can use to rapidly deploy secure, identity-based Web services. Combining the best-of-breed security offerings from both companies, the joint solution gives Web services architects and security administrators an effective means of applying their identity management infrastructure to Web services authorization and authentication decisions. The solution centralizes control of security policy, implementation and integration, providing the ability to deploy secure Web services rapidly and reliably. By combining protection from XML-based threats, such as viruses and DOS attacks, with a consistent security policy enforcement mechanism, the Reactivity-Netegrity solution empowers enterprises to deploy critical Web services in heterogeneous environments with confidence that the enterprise is secure, maintaining scalable operations and delivering any-to-any interoperability.

The integrated solution combines the centralized access management capabilities of Netegrity TransactionMinder technology and the deep secure Web services policy enforcement of the Reactivity XML Firewall appliances. The two companies' products work in concert to secure and validate the content of XML or SOAP messages, ensuring that only authorized parties can access Web services, eliminating any content-borne threats and keeping track of who or what is trying to access enterprise Web services. The combined Reactivity-Netegrity solution also helps to speed the deployment of secure Web services by decoupling security from Web services development and performing all protocol and transport mediation, eliminating time-consuming and costly custom security programming, infrastructure integration and deployment policy maintenance for each XML Web service application.

The Reactivity XML Firewall Management Console provides an administrator with the option of having messages authenticated and authorized by the Netegrity Policy Server using TransactionMinder. In this case, the entire SOAP or XML message is sent to the Policy Server for evaluation. The TransactionMinder agent on the Reactivity XML Firewall then queries the Netegrity Policy Server to determine if the user identified in the message is authenticated and authorized to access the specific Web service. The Reactivity XML Firewall is also integrated with Netegrity SiteMinder.

 

...............................................................................

For more information on related topics visit the following related portals...
Security and Web Services.

This piece has been brought to you by the DM Review Editorial staff.

Solutions Marketplace
Provided by IndustryBrains

Autotask: The IT Business Solution
Run your tech support, IT projects and more with our web-based business management. Optimizes resources and tracks billable project and service work. Get a demo via the web, then try it free with sample data. Click here for your FREE WHITE PAPER!

Manage Data Center from Virtually Anywhere!
Learn how SecureLinx remote IT management products can quickly and easily give you the ability to securely manage data center equipment (servers, switches, routers, telecom equipment) from anywhere, at any time... even if the network is down.

Increase Your Existing Data Center Capabilities
Robert Frances Group believes that the enterprise data center is undergoing significant and sustained transformation?and that Azul Systems has delivered on a new approach to delivering processing and memory resources to enterprise applications...

Data Validation Tools: FREE Trial
Protect against fraud, waste and excess marketing costs by cleaning your customer database of inaccurate, incomplete or undeliverable addresses. Add on phone check, name parsing and geo-coding as needed. FREE trial of Data Quality dev tools here.

Free EII Buyer's Guide
Understand EII - Trends. Tech. Apps. Calculate ROI. Download Now.

Click here to advertise in this space


E-mail This Online News E-Mail This Online News
Printer Friendly Version Printer-Friendly Version
Related Content Related Content
Request Reprints Request Reprints
Advertisement
advertisement
Site Map Terms of Use Privacy Policy
SourceMedia (c) 2006 DM Review and SourceMedia, Inc. All rights reserved.
SourceMedia is an Investcorp company.
Use, duplication, or sale of this service, or data contained herein, is strictly prohibited.