Watch the Security in Taverna video.

Security means different things to different people – service providers tend to employ different security protections to their services and there are many security models around. Normally, when we talk about security in Taverna we mean how you can authenticate to a secured service and invoke it from Taverna.

Taverna can be used to access various secure services protected with HTTPS, HTTP Basic authentication and WS-Security for securing Web services. See the following subsections for an introduction on these concepts and how they are being used from Taverna: