Security consists of more than just some firewalls at the edge of your network protecting you from the outside. It is a difficult and complex set of actions and procedures that strive to strengthen your systems as much as is appropriate. These articles covers many aspects of security in general, details the IBM® WebSphere® Application Server security architecture, and discusses hardening a WebSphere Application Server environment. The article talks about the four squares that represent the type of attacks, the techniques presented in the article helps to prevent:
* N = Network-based
* M = Machine-based
* E = External application-based
* I = Internal application-based.
Overview and approach to security hardening in WAS V6