NIST releases Web 2.0 security doc

GCN tech brief | 'Guide to Secure Web Services' has recommendations on how to make Web 2.0 more secure

The National Institute for Standards and Technology has published a 'Guide to Secure Web Services' with recommendations on how to make Web 2.0 more secure while maintaining its flexible and convenient features. It recommends better and more uniform log-ins for visitors and actions on Web sites. The publication also outlines several security techniques for securing Web services, such as encrypting to data transmitted through XML, which allows the sharing and manipulation of data across different computer platforms.


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