An Intelligent Agent Framework to Manage Web Services Security

  • Bala M. Balachandran
  • Dharmendra Sharma
  • Chris Peiris
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 15)


This paper describes an Intelligent Agent Framework for addressing security within a Web service environment. We have presented and discussed some of the enterprise web service security requirements It defines a comprehensive Web service security model based on intelligent software agents.


web services security software agents SOAP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bala M. Balachandran
    • 1
  • Dharmendra Sharma
    • 1
  • Chris Peiris
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Information Sciences and EngineeringUniversity of CanberraCanberraAustralia

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