Can MashSSL solve the mash-up security problem?

A startup out of the University of Texas today released a new open protocol and related technology that addresses the inherent security risks to Web 2.0-type application mashups, according to a new report [darkreading.com].

A startup out of the University of Texas today released a new open protocol and related technology that addresses the inherent security risks to Web 2.0-type application mashups, according to a new report [darkreading.com].

SafeMashups’ new technology lets applications authenticate with one another using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol before they “mash up” — or basically blend their data and functionality. To date, most enterprises have been uneasy about adopting mashups given the difficulty of establishing trust among online applications sharing data and functionality via a browser.

Read more on the MashSSL technology by Kelly Jackson Higgins, DarkReading [safemashups.com] involved.

 

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