SOAP Web Services Attacks

The World Wide Web is being used increasingly for application-to-application communication, thanks to programmatic interfaces known as web services. In conjunction with current technology, web services are ideal for companies clamoring to join the e-commerce revolution.

This whitepaper discusses various types of attacks based on the SOAP implementation of Web services over HTTP and describes how you can shield your applications from these assaults.

This whitepaper is not intended to fully describe SOAP but rather to present a brief overview of key web services concepts.

Download the paper in PDF format here.