OASIS approves security spec for apps, web services

Friday, 25 June 2004, 7:39 AM EST

To help companies better handle the influx of application and Web service security alerts, the OASIS standards consortium on Wednesday announced the ratification of a new standard.

The Application Vulnerability Description Language 1.0 provides a standard method for exchanging security vulnerability information that may occur in applications and Web services, said officials at the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards.

By Renee Boucher Ferguson at eWeek

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