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Sean Mullan

Sean Mullan is a staff engineer at Sun Microsystems working on Java Security and focused on the areas of PKI, XML Security, and access control. He was specification lead of JSR 55 (Certification Path API) and is currently co-specification lead of JSR 105 (XML Digital Signature API).

 

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I'm happy to announce that the final release of Apache Java XML Security 1.4.2 is now available.

A while ago, I blogged about XML Signature debugging and how to configure the logging mechanism to emit...

JSR 105 (XML Digital Signature API) is included with JDK 6, but is also available separately, for example as part of the Apache XML Security Project. This...

If you are attending JavaPolis '07, come check out my talk. I'll be speaking about...

In a previous blog entry, I wrote about how to enable logging to get debugging output when using the Java...

Apache XML Security 1.4.1 is ready for download.

This is a bugfix release that contains a major fix to the canonicalization...

Wow, JavaOne is here again, next week to be exact! I hope you are
going. We have a bunch of new security features in the JDK and
a number of things we are thinking about for the future...

Check out my new technicle article on java.sun.com: Programming With the Java XML Digital Signature API.

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Apache Java XML Security 1.4 has just been released. This is the first release that contains an implementation of JSR 105, the standard Java XML...

In a recent blog of my colleague Andreas Sterbenz, he asks the Java community for input on the security features...

There's a new java.sun.com article titled Java XML Digital Signatures. It includes an introduction to XML digital...

In XML Signatures, Reference elements use URIs to describe the data that is to be digested and signed. Adding support for your own URI dereferencing implementation is pretty straightforward in...

JavaOne is right around the corner, next week to be precise. If you are going, I encourage you to check out one (or both) of the technical sessions/BOFs related to Java Security:

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Mustang Beta (JDK 6) was released today and contains many new security features:

In a previous blog entry, I discussed how to determine what caused an invalid XML Signature and provided...

When validating an XML Signature using the Java XML DSig API, it returns a simple boolean indicating if the signature...

The Apache XML Security Team has announced the 1.3 release of the Java XML-Security library.

The main changes in this release...

In a previous blog entry I mentioned that the final release of JSR 105 (XML Digital Signature API)
is...

In case you missed it, the final release of JSR 105 (Java XML Digital Signature API) is now available! :

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This being my first blog entry, I'll quickly introduce myself. I'm an
engineer at Sun Microsystems working on Java (SE) Security, primarily
in the areas of XML Security, PKI and access...