Circumventing web services security problems

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 12:09 PM EST

When Aeroplan, an airline affinity program owned by Air Canada with over six million members worldwide, decided to rapidly expand its partnership program, it needed a secure way to bridge its XML infrastructure with partners’ systems.

“About a year ago, we initiated a project to look for technology to enable us to expose some of the existing XML services we had in place … to external partners via the Internet,” says Spyros Kattou, e-business architect for Aeroplan. Management wanted to rapidly expand the rewards options offered to members by bringing in new partners. After researching options, Kattou decided Web services was the best approach.

By Mathew Schwartz at Enterprise Systems.

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