Improving Web Service Security: WCF

The Microsoft Patterns & Practices team just published a beta copy of Improving Web Service Security for WCF or code name Indigo last week. This is another great playbook from the team that gives us many great guides and practices in using Microsoft technologies. If you are into Indigo, this is a must read :)


Here’s the chapter outlines:
Chapter 01 – Security Fundamentals for Web Services
Chapter 02 – Threats and Countermeasures for Web Services
Chapter 03 – Security Design Guidelines for Web Services
Chapter 04 – WCF Security Fundamentals
Chapter 05 – Authentication, Authorization and Identities in WCF
Chapter 06 – Impersonation and Delegation in WCF
Chapter 07 – Message and Transport Security in WCF
Chapter 08 – WCF Bindings Fundamentals
Chapter 09 – Intranet – Web to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Original Caller, TCP)
Chapter 10 – Intranet – Web to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Trusted Subsystem,HTTP)
Chapter 11 – Intranet – Web to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Trusted Subsystem TCP)
Chapter 12 – Intranet – Windows Forms to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Original Caller, TCP)
Chapter 13 – Internet – WCF and ASMX Client to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Trusted Subsystem, HTTP)
Chapter 14 – Internet – Web to Remote WCF Using Transport Security (Trusted Subsystem, TCP)
Chapter 15 – Internet – Windows Forms Client to Remote WCF Using Message Security (Original Caller, HTTP)


Don’t forget to check out more publications at the project directory (tag = patterns & practices) of the site for more practices and guildlines written by Microsoft and external experts from time to time.

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