November 3, 2003

Safe J2ME applications with Kerberos

Anonymous Reader writes "The same protocols that make secure e-commerce over traditional wired networks possible can also help make wireless transactions safe. This article demonstrate secure messaging between J2ME clients and server-side Java applications using the Kerberos protocol"
Users need assurance that the wireless applications they use won't compromise their sensitive information. One way to do that is to use industry-standard protocols like Kerberos to provide security. In this series, Faheem Khan will build a sample J2ME MIDlet that uses Kerberos to protect financial data. In this first article of the series, he lays the foundation by explaining the Kerberos data formats that will provide the backbone for his application's security.


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