Security continues to be the leading issue and the top investment area for companies enabling Web Services. Web Services are a new set of standards and technologies that are making a very significant impact on IT organizations. Web Services operate at the application layer in the OSI stack. Web Services used for many different types of applications such as for Enterprise Application Integration.
This white paper discusses some of the risks associated with using Web Services, particularly with respect to security. It details potential threats and best practices to mitigate these risks.