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Security issues of GIServices
Author(s): Qinghua Qiao; Zongyi He; Tong Zhang
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Paper Abstract

With the development of Web Services, GIServices are gaining popularity in many geospatial applications. Although many studies on Web Service security has been done, the security issue of GIServices is still serious because of the specialties of GIS applications. In this paper, based on security principles of Web Services, we propose two methods to enhance GIService security. One is access control which includes spatial limitation, map scale limitation and temporal limitation, the other is encryption. With these extensions, GIServices can provide various geospatial functions in a more safely way.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 2006
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6421, Geoinformatics 2006: Geospatial Information Technology, 64210O (28 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.712895
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Qinghua Qiao, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Zongyi He, Wuhan Univ. (China)
Tong Zhang, San Diego State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6421:
Geoinformatics 2006: Geospatial Information Technology

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