Week 6 completed the lecture on security in distributed programming. Dr. Le provided a summary of the key advantages associated with modern solutions provided by Java and CORBA. Given the wide variety of options and applications there is unfortunately no standard solution. Considering the large workload already provided by the subjects 3 assignments I have had little time to further investigate the alternatives.
I was having a look at some youtube videos to get a better feel for the key issues in this topic. A good one was from a GoogleTechTalk (see the channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleTechTalks):