Date Added: Jan 2010
Data security has become one of the most important concerns for organizations. Information is a valuable asset and needs to be protected. One important countermeasure against attackers is the use of digital signatures. Digital signatures provides message authentication and may also provide message integrity. The authors present here two patterns: XML signature and digital signature with hashing patterns. The XML signature pattern, a specialization of the digital signature with hashing, is used to secure XML messages.