Safer with SOAs - or not?
Security concerns may arise for companies implementing service-oriented architectures. Users don't have to separately log on to various applications, and each step of a service presents opportunities for a skilled user, authenticated for one area, to access other areas for which he isn't cleared. Shawn Furgason, manager of Web delivery at aerospace and defense contractor Rockwell Collins Inc., knows there are perils to letting the company's ERP systems supply services to outside business partners and customers.
By Charles Babcock at Security Pipeline.
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