Vol 71 Issue 3 2004-01-19 Article 12039 from section "Features"

Using Existing Standards and Protocol to Link People Securely to Web Content

The Brazil Web application framework -- which is at the heart of the
Brazil Project -- began as an extremely small footprint http stack,
originally designed to provide a URL-based interface to smartcards,
allowing them to be accessed more easily from an ordinary Web browser.

A strong authentication architecture in the Brazil Project allows
extranets to access intranets in an open environment without
compromising security. The framework enables stand-alone systems to work
together within the Web space. Users can take advantage of Web-based
computing to dynamically control access to, and management of, corporate
information systems and other digital data.

Experimental Stuff, the Web site, has been developed and deployed using
the Brazil framework:

Details at

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