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Jamie Nelson Speaks From the Trenches at Sun Identity

Posted by marinasum on March 17, 2008 at 11:36 AM PDT

Earlier today, Sun Developer Network published Part 1 of an identity interview series that focuses on access management for Web applications. Jamie Nelson, Sun's director of engineering for access and federation management, who's captivating to listen to by virtue of his broad experience and savvy in security, talks about the number-one problem in developing Web apps—identity—and offers suggestions to head off that issue. "[D]on't ever hard-code security into your application," he cautions.The other segments of this series, featuring other gurus on Sun's access management engineering team, will be published later this year. I'm thrilled to be the interviewer and writer and look forward to spotlighting the segments here as soon as they become available.

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