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A Survey on Quantitative Evaluation of Web Service Security

Zhou, B and Shi, Q and Yang, P (2016) A Survey on Quantitative Evaluation of Web Service Security. In: The 15th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, 23 August 2016 - 26 August 2016, Tianjin, China.

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Abstract

The number of web services available on the Internet has grown rapidly. Service consumers face a hard decision over
which service to choose among the available ones. Security holds a key after various vulnerabilities have been exploited by attackers on number of notable web services. This paper carries out a survey on how security has been expressed and promised for web services, through both the Web Service Description Language and Service Level Agreements. It reviews existing technologies used for comparing individual web services, as well as for service compositions. Taking security into account further
complicates the already difficult process of choosing the right service. The paper reveals that despite existing efforts, a quantitative solution needs to be established urgently in order to help service consumers to choose the most secure service for them to use.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Computer Science
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2016 08:59
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 12:12
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3845

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