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Enabling message security for RESTful services

Serme, Gabriel; De Oliveira, Anderson Santana; Massiera, Julien, Roudier, Yves

ICWS 2012, 19th IEEE International Conference on Web Services, June 24-29, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

The security and dependability of cloud applications require strong confidence in the communication protocol used to access web resources. The mainstream service providers nowadays are shifting to REST-based services in the detriment of SOAP-based ones. REST proposes a lightweight approach to consume resources with no specific encapsulation, thus lacking of meta-data descriptions for security requirements. Currently, the security of RESTful services relies on ad-hoc security mechanisms (whose implementation is error-prone) or on the transport layer security (offering poor flexibility). We introduce the REST security protocol to provide secure service communication, together with its performance analysis when compared to equivalent WS-Security configuration.

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Titre:Enabling message security for RESTful services
Mots Clés:REST, Performance, Message Security, Protocol
Type:Conférence
Langue:English
Ville:Honolulu
Pays:ÉTATS-UNIS
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Département:Sécurité numérique
Eurecom ref:3739
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Bibtex: @inproceedings{EURECOM+3739, doi = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICWS.2012.94}, year = {2012}, title = {{E}nabling message security for {REST}ful services}, author = {{S}erme, {G}abriel and {D}e {O}liveira, {A}nderson {S}antana and {M}assiera, {J}ulien, {R}oudier, {Y}ves}, booktitle = {{ICWS} 2012, 19th {IEEE} {I}nternational {C}onference on {W}eb {S}ervices, {J}une 24-29, 2012, {H}onolulu, {H}awaii, {USA} }, address = {{H}onolulu, {\'{E}}{TATS}-{UNIS}}, month = {06}, url = {http://www.eurecom.fr/publication/3739} }
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