Overview: Securing

What is new for security specialists

An overview of new and changed features in security is provided.


IBM WebSphere Application Server provides security infrastructure and mechanisms to protect sensitive Java EE resources and administrative resources, and addresses enterprise end-to-end security requirements on authentication, resource access control, data integrity, confidentiality, privacy, and secure interoperability.

Security planning overview

Several communication links are provided from a browser on the Internet, through web servers and product servers, to the enterprise data at the back-end. Some typical configurations and common security practices are examined. WAS security is built on a layered security architecture. The security protection offered by each security layer and common security practice for good quality of protection in end-to-end security is also examined.


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