Chapter 4. Security Testing in Detail

In Chapter 1, Introduction to SOA Testing, we learnt how to configure SoapUI to test the services from a security perspective. In this chapter we will cover the following topics in detail:

  • Security testing in SOA world
  • Generating security attacks and analyzing any vulnerabilities
  • A real-time example of security testing in Web services

Security testing in SOA world

Service-oriented architecture, as the name implies, is a collection of loosely coupled services which can be over the same or different network. These services talk to multiple databases and share lots of critical information within the organizational services as well as third-parties. The sharing of complex information across multiple WAN and multiple ...

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