Fundamental building blocks for security interoperability in e-business (Chapter 13)
ChapterAsim, M. & Petkovic, M. (2012). Fundamental building blocks for security interoperability in e-business (Chapter 13). In E. Kajan, F.D. Dorloff & I. Bedini (Eds.), Handbook of research on E-business standards and protocols: documents, data and advanced web technologies (pp. 269-292). IGI Global. In Scopus Cited 13 times.
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The e-business concept goes beyond traditional electronic enterprise systems that are typically owned and controlled by one company. In e-business systems the data is exchanged in a distributed environment where different components and systems are owned and controlled by different companies. This introduces two main challenges: (1) there is a need for adequate security mechanisms that can protect the data in an end-to-end manner (2) the security mechanisms deployed in e-Business systems must be interoperable to ensure that they work with the security mechanism of others’ systems. This chapter makes an overview of security mechanisms applicable to e-Business, as well as relevant security standards. The chapter also gives an outlook on novel approaches to e-Business security.