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The potential benefits of business agility, flexibility, and reuse associated with SOA are well known today. However, these benefits do not come without a cost of their own, particularly regarding security. The primary goal to make Web services widely accessible can also make them vulnerable. This paper examines the key challenges for securing service-oriented environments and identifies the important information assurance strategies that are necessary to mitigate and manage the security risks in an SOA environment.