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XML firewall

XML firewalls, also called Web service firewalls, Web service security gateways, or SOAP proxies, are used to increase Web application security (WAS). These application-level security components specialize in Web services, as opposed to Web shields

, which protect the Web application and Web sever from attack.

XML Firewall for Content Protection

XML Firewall for Content Protection

An XML
firewall

firewall

is the central component for the security of all Web applications. It handles the functionalities for authorized access through authentication, authorization and encryption, supports many XML standards and analyzes the message content. In addition to the pure security functionalities, the XML firewall validates the requests via Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) and the Extensible Markup Language (XML) as well as digital signatures.

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Updated at: 20.10.2013
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