Pankaj Kumar is Software Architect at Hewlett-Packard's Web
Services Management Organization and has worked extensively in the
area of middleware and security. He has presented on Java and Web services technologies at events ranging from SD West and SD Forum to HP World.
In this excerpt from his book J2EE Security: For Servlets, EJBs, and Web Services, author Pankaj Kumar describes Java APIs for securing items that are sent over the network where others may be snooping.