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Where can I find WebFacing consultants?

We are providing Web access to our customers using WebFacing. We are looking for assistance regarding the entire scope; security, performance, GUI enhancements. To me, there doesn't seem to be much documentation on this. Can you give some direction? Do you offer this type of consulting service?
WebFacing documentation doesn't deal with security beyond the basics of the user logon (which can be either prompted or defaulted for each CL invocation). That makes some sense because security isn't a "WebFacing" issue in an app server environment. There are many options AND issues. I've done security design for iSeries e-business customers and we address five basic issues:

Authentication: The user is who they claim to be
Authorization: The user has access to the right application objects
Availability: The applications are available to the user for access
Privacy: The information is encrypted between the server and the user
Integrity: The information is guaranteed NOT to have changed since it was generated on the client or the server during transmission

My company, ebt-now, is a WebFacing services provider so we help customers develop the security solutions they need specifically for a given environment:

- We can put up a simple security front end that authenticates a user against a DB2 table or an LDAP directory server (then you don't have to assign all remote users an iSeries user profile for instance)

- We setup secure environments using SSL with WebSphere, WebSphere Express, Tomcat and Apache HTTP server as needed.

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