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Publisher Comments:

Web Services are an integral part of next generation Web applications. The development and use of these services is growing at an incredible rate, and so too are the security issues surrounding them. Hacking Web Services is a practical guide for understanding Web services security and assessment methodologies. Written for intermediate-to-advanced security professionals and developers, the book provides an in-depth look at new concepts and tools used for Web services security. Beginning with a brief introduction to Web services technologies, the book discusses Web services assessment methodology, WSDL — an XML format describing Web services as a set of endpoints operating on SOAP messages containing information — and the need for secure coding. Various development issues and open source technologies used to secure and harden applications offering Web services are also covered. Throughout the book, detailed case studies, real-life demonstrations, and a variety of tips and techniques are used to teach developers how to write tools for Web services. If you are responsible for securing your company's Web services, this is a must read resource!

Book News Annotation:

Incorporating new concepts and tools, the author focuses on the evolving technology--for which there is a lucrative market-- for Web services so that security professionals can stay a step ahead of hackers. With case studies, demos, and tips, he covers all aspects of Web services technologies, their frameworks, assessment approaches, attack vectors, and Open Source products. Appendices include resources for penetration testing, quick references, Websites for security advisories, and a security checklist. The CD-ROM includes demo files, sample scripts, tools, and the text images in color. Shah, the co-author of Web Hacking Attacks and Defense (Addison-Wesley), heads a company providing services relating to system security.
Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Incorporating new concepts and tools, the author focuses on the evolving technology--for which there is a lucrative market-- for Web services so that security professionals can stay a step ahead of hackers. With case studies, demos, and tips, he covers all aspects of Web services technologies, their frameworks, assessment approaches, attack vectors, and Open Source products. Appendices include resources for penetration testing, quick references, Websites for security advisories, and a security checklist. The CD-ROM includes demo files, sample scripts, tools, and the text images in color. Shah, the co-author of Web Hacking Attacks and Defense (Addison-Wesley), heads a company providing services relating to system security. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Hacking Web Services takes an in-depth look at new concepts, theories, and tools and provides various Web services assessment methodologies various perspectives. Beginning with a brief introduction to Web services the technologies, this book discusses Web services assessment methodology, WSDL ? a major source of information, the need for secure coding, various development issues and open source technologies to secure and harden applications offering Web services. A complete practical guide for Web services security and assessment methodology, the book offers the reader an insight into some of the more critical and challenging security issues of Web services development. Detailed case studies and real-life demonstrations drive home this point.

About the Author

Shreeraj Shah is the founder of Net Square Solutions and leads Net Square?s consulting, training, and R&D activities. He is co-author of Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense (Addison-Wesley). In addition, he has published several advisories, tools, and white papers, and has presented at conferences, including HackInTheBox, RSA, Blackhat, OSCON, Bellua, Syscan, CII, NASSCOM, etc. He has over 7 years of experience in system security architecture, system administration, network architecture, Web application development, security consulting and has performed network penetration testing and application evaluation exercises for many signifi cant companies in the IT arena. He received his Master?s degree in Computer Science from Marist College.

Table of Contents

Preface, Section 1: Basics of Web services and security threats; Chapter 1: Evolution of Web applications and the role of Web services; Chapter 2: Web services components; Chapter 3: Threat framework for Web services; Chapter 4: Set of technologies for Web services; Section 2: Web Services Security Assessment (Hacking); Chapter 5: Web services assessment methodology and approaches; Chapter 6: Footprinting, Discover, and Public Search; Chapter 7: Web Services Enumeration, Profiling, and Invoking; Chapter 8: Web Services Attack Vectors and Threats; Section 3: Web Services Security frame work; Chapter 9: Web services defense by deployment on different platforms, Chapter 10: Open source tools and products; Chapter 11: Secure coding for Web services; Chapter 12: Developing tools for Web services attacks and defense; Section 4: Exhibits

Product Details

ISBN:
9781584504801
Publisher:
Charles River Media
Subject:
Networking - General
Author:
Shah, Shreeraj (Shreeraj Shah)
Author:
Shah, Shreeraj
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Security - General
Subject:
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Subject:
Web services
Copyright:
Series:
Charles River Media Networking/Security
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.20x7.38x1.03 in. 1.89 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Hacking Web Services takes an in-depth look at new concepts, theories, and tools and provides various Web services assessment methodologies various perspectives. Beginning with a brief introduction to Web services the technologies, this book discusses Web services assessment methodology, WSDL ? a major source of information, the need for secure coding, various development issues and open source technologies to secure and harden applications offering Web services. A complete practical guide for Web services security and assessment methodology, the book offers the reader an insight into some of the more critical and challenging security issues of Web services development. Detailed case studies and real-life demonstrations drive home this point.
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