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sana ng
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What are best way of securing REST and SOAP API? What are the different frameworks available?
 
Tim Moores
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REST has HTTP as its basis, so you have HTTPS for encryption, and Basic Auth and Digest Auth for authentication.

All major SOAP implementations support WS-Security, which provides for authentication and encryption, amongst other things.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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