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How about a Security Layer?
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 02/10/11 3
I recently had a great discussion with Wendy Nather from the 451 Analyst Group. She had found one of my previous posts on using a service gateway to protect against the OWASP Top 10 and had some follow up questions. I wanted to share some of the discussion as well as her questions because it real...
XSS Vulnerabilities Continue to Run Deep
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 02/01/11 0
Veracode, a company that specializes in security testing and analysis issued a press release today that it would be offering free scanning for Java applications to look for cross-site (XSS) scripting threats. This announcement caught my eye because it shows that application vulnerabilities contin...
Beyond the Simple Proxy: Using a Service Gateway to Secure the Extended Enterprise with Bi-Directional Protocol Handling
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 01/28/11 0
Large Enterprises face a constant challenge in balancing technology costs with new business goals. Many enterprises have existing business processes bound up in applications that communicate using ‘legacy’ protocols such as FTP and MQ, which were really designed for behind the firewall operation ...
Using a Service Gateway to Protect against the OWASP Top 10
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 11/09/10 2
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) maintains and publishes an oingoing list of top ten threats to web applications. With some of exceptions, the threats listed in the OWASP top ten can be applicable to any service, be it a web application, REST service, SOAP service or custom appli...
Have a Cisco ACE XML Gateway? Intel® SOA Expressway to the Rescue
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 08/27/10 0
It looks like Cisco has issued both an end-of-sale and end-of-life announcement for their Cisco ACE XML Gateway. In response, the SOA Expressway team has teed-up a special offer for Cisco customers looking to move to replacement XML Gateway. This is an interesting development to be sure, and it p...
SAML 2.0 Token Bridging with Intel® SOA Expressway
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 07/30/10 2
One of the cool features of Intel® SOA Expressway is its ability to easily handle token bridging with just a few clicks. What is token bridging you ask? With the increased need for Enterprises to talk outside their perimeter to other Enterprises or cloud services, we need an easy way to morph mes...
A Simple REST to SOAP Gateway with Intel® SOA Expressway - Yes, it's that easy...
By Blake Dournaee (Intel) Posted on 07/22/10 0
It is always good to come across a situation where you have an easy solution to a customer problem. It's even better when the customer thinks the problem is a hard one! The problem at hand is the dreaded "mediation" problem for cross-domain service interfaces. As most techno-religious battles go,...