Securing your Cloud Application using StratosLive - Wednesday, November 23rd 2011

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  • By Dasunpriya Anuradha Mallikarachchi
  • 12 Oct, 2011

Many organizations opt to move their applications to cloud considering the innumerous benefits it provides. However, serious thought must be given to the security aspect of the application and data before deciding to make this move For e.g. What happens if part of your critical customer information leaks out or your application becomes non-responsive due to a DOS attack ?

Thilina BuddhikaPrabath SiriwardeneThe most sensible approach to this problem is to carefully select what needs to be moved to cloud followed by the application of proper security measures. Of course, it is possible to completely implement the security aspect within your application. But why not leverage the security capabilities offered by the underlying PaaS, which are not only tested and verified but also fit nicely with other available services like user management and throttling.

WSO2 Stratos, the only complete platform as a service offering, provides a rich set of functionalities and tools to secure your web services, web applications, data, business processes, etc with a minimum effort. This webinar will review the different security technologies available and will explore how they can be used to effectively to secure your applications.

Specializing in Web Services Security, OpenID, OAuth, and XACML, Prabath, Architect and Senior Manager of the WSO2 Carbon Platform and Security counts over 7 years of experience and is WSO2′s resident security expert. Prabath is a Project Management Committee (PMC) member of Apache Axis2 and actively contributes to various open source projects. He plays a core role in the WSO2 Carbon platform dealing with all security aspects.

Thilina is Associate Technical Lead and Product Manager of the WSO2 Identity Server. He successfully completed two Google Summer of Code projects for the Apache Software Foundation in 2008 and 2009. He also implemented Tuscany SCA support in Apache Geronimo Application server in GSoC 2008. In GSoC 2009, he contributed to Apache Rampart by increasing its test coverage.

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