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Security Technologies

One of the more popular standards that specifies the contents of a certificate is the X.509 standard. Published by the International Telecommunications Union, X.509 certificates are supported by most certificate authorities and the Java API. These certificates are widely used in key exchange protocols.

Public-key infrastructure (PKI) combines software, encryption technologies, and services to enable enterprises to protect the security of their communications and business transactions on the Internet. PKIs integrate digital certificates, public-key cryptography, and certificate authorities into a total, enterprise-wide network security architecture thereby allowing for trust within an organization's local area network or among an organization and its external business partners.

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Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) is Java's implementation of Secure Socket Layer (SSL). JSSE includes functionality for data encryption, server authentication, message integrity, and optional client authentication that enables developers to create secure connections between locations regardless of the communications protocol being run. The necessary class files are available from Sun for download.

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   ebXML: Electronic Business XML
   JMS: Java Messaging Service / JTA: Java Transaction API
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   UDDI: Universal Description Discovery and Integration
   WebDAV: Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning
   Web Services and WSDL
   XAML: Transaction Authority Markup Language
   XML: eXtensible Markup Language

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