WebSphere Security Fundamentals

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 01 April 2005

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IBM Form #: REDP-3944-00
(68 pages)

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Authors: Peter Kovari


This IBM Redpaper is an overview of IT security for WebSphere products. Its purpose is to provide basic information about IT security and specific details about WebSphere security. This can be used as a standalone paper with information for basic security, or considered the introduction for WebSphere V6 Security and future security-related Redbooks.

Chapter 1, “Security fundamentals” discusses basic IT security without reference to any product.

Chapter 2, “Supporting security components for WebSphere” starts introducing IT components related to security without specifying product names.

Chapter 3, “Security fundamentals for J2SE, J2EE and WebSphere” goes into detail about J2EE and IBM WebSphere security. It provides an overview of security-related technologies and functions.

If you are not familiar with IT security in the Java 2 and WebSphere environments, this paper should be a good start.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Security fundamentals
Chapter 2. Supporting security components for WebSphere
Chapter 3. Security fundamentals for J2SE, J2EE, and WebSphere

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