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Securing Your API Endpoints: CodeMash

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CodeMash 2020 | Securing Your API Endpoints - A Practical Authentication Guide | Seth Petry-Johnson

What you'll learn

It's never been easier to expose services over HTTP. It's also never been easier to inadvertently expose security holes via those same services. This session is designed for the average developer/architect that wants a brief overview of API security without getting into the weeds of cryptography or complex authentication frameworks. You'll learn from Seth Petry-Johnson about OAuth, API Keys, HMAC, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), and more. Don't worry if those things sound foreign; they'll be explained in a clear, practical way so that you’ll be able to choose the appropriate tool for your specific needs.

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Securing Your API Endpoints - A Practical Authentication Guide

About the author

CodeMash is a unique event that educates developers on current practices, methodologies and technology trends in variety of platforms and development languages such as Java, .NET, Ruby and PHP. Held every January at the lush Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, attendees will be able to attend a world-class technical conference amid Ohio’s largest indoor waterpark. Nobody will frown if you show up in shorts, sandals, and your loudest t-shirt. You might even win a prize for doing so. It’s not just ... more

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