Security for distributed SOA at the tactical edge

R. William Maule, William C. Lewis
2010 2010 - MILCOM 2010 MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE  
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) presents new paradigms for security and information assurance. Security processes for legacy systems are not sufficient to secure a distributed SOA. Yet, many of the new services arriving at the tactical edge for Fleet testing are based on web services-meaning that SOA is somewhat inevitable. This paper addresses some of the challenges encountered when testing SOA in live Fleet operations and in controlled laboratory experiments. Discussion of SOA
more » ... is followed by a case study that uses them to determine the source of a latency failure under expected user tactical load. The case study concerns performance issues encountered in both field and laboratory experiments when implementing certificates to secure web services in distributed servicebased tactical workflow automation.
doi:10.1109/milcom.2010.5680146 fatcat:mefjtt2jh5a4nltnj6ntldzlpm