J2EE developers have an extraordinary array of powerful options for securing their Web services, Web applications, EJB components and RMI objects. Now, expert Java architect Pankaj Kumar helps developers make sense of Java's increasingly rich security APIs, tools, patterns, and best practices-showing how to use each of them in the right place, at the right time, and in the right way.
Kumar covers every significant J2SE and J2EE security mechanism, presenting practical implementation techniques for the entire J2EE project lifecycle: analysis, design, development, deployment and operations. The book's example-rich coverage includes:
PANKAJ KUMAR is Software Architect at Hewlett-Packard's Web Services Management Organization and has worked extensively in the area of middleware and security. He has presented on Java and Web services technologies at events ranging from SD West and SD Forum to HP World.
Pankaj Kumar definitely deserves an "A for effort". As in other material of his I've read he makes security concepts accessible and easy to understand. Read morePublished on October 1, 2005 by Vance Christiaanse
This is one the best books that I have ever read. The writing is very lucid and the author explains concepts in very clear and easy to understand manner. Read morePublished on March 21, 2004 by "a_cpp"
This book is an excellent compilation of security concepts explained in simple terms and with lots of well illustrative example code. Read morePublished on January 8, 2004
Be careful when you buy this book. The book has no concrete focus on J2EE or J2SE of any sort and it is pretty much INCOMPLETE. Read morePublished on December 23, 2003
This book is a "Hello World" to basic security...beyond that nothing more. Practically speaking, you would not able to implement a complete security architecture by using... Read morePublished on December 13, 2003 by Craig Anderson
First the things that I really liked about the book
- Provides a very good overview along with some fabulous code samples. I am not beginner with Java .. Read more
Kumar's book is a straightforward introduction to web security that covers a broad area. This is an ideal book for anyone new to security and trying to understand the breadth of... Read morePublished on October 24, 2003 by Robert W Husted