Assurance of Web Services

WS-Assurance is a framework for communicating information that a Web Service can present as evidence of its trustworthiness so that a user (requester) can make intelligent decisions regarding their use of the service. It consists of three components: the general framework for communicating evidence, vocabulary for business assurance and mechanism for platform assurance. The framework is defined as a natural extension of the WS-Security family of specifications.

By: Sachiko Yoshihama, Paula K. Austel, Hiroshi Maruyama

Published in: RT0553 in 2007


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