10.2. WebSphere Global Security

What does WebSphere mean by security? A secure application, for instance, will demand certain information be presented before responding to a request for service and if presented with a lack of appropriate information, will not be prepared to perform as requested. An application may consist of several parts, or components, and WebSphere implements the means for securing each part. Chapter 4, “Securing Web components” on page 37, Chapter 5, “Securing EJBs” on page 73 and Chapter 6, “Securing Java clients” on page 97 cover how to start securing the common elements of a J2EE application and describe how the information necessary to access a secure service is gathered.

Security is also required during communication ...

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