Sun signs up to rivals' security standards

Friday, 28 June 2002, 12:59 AM EST

Microsoft, IBM and VeriSign have submitted a security specification for Web services to an industry standards body, a move that has won the backing of an unlikely supporter: Sun Microsystems.

WS-Security is a two-month-old technology that encrypts information and ensures that data passed between companies remains confidential. Its three creators - Microsoft, IBM and VeriSign - said they have submitted the specification to a standards body called the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).

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