Web Services Security

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To understand how to use the various specifications developed for web services security

Target Audience

Application and web developers wishing to attain competency in developing web services using the main web service technologies SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI; systems analysts and systems architects needing a thorough knowledge of service-oriented architecture concepts and web service technologies


A thorough knowledge of XML including XML Schema and XML namespaces; familiarity with XML syntax and XML parsing and processing; prior experience with a programming language such as Java, Perl, or C#; familiarity with object-oriented analysis and design techniques, distributed component development concepts, and server-side development would also be useful

Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Web Services Security

  • identify the concepts behind security for web services.
  • identify the usage scenarios for the main web services security specifications.
  • identify the syntax used to add WS-Security features to SOAP messages.
  • implement the WS-Security features in a SOAP message.
  • identify the specifications covered by the WS-I Basic Security Profile.