Developer Webinar: Protecting an API with OAuth


Companies today face the challenge of protecting their APIs while allowing many authorized devices to access them. A common starting point is using API keys, but companies quickly realize their limitations. OAuth is a more advanced approach for protecting APIs, providing fine-grained access tokens that frequently expire to enable tighter security, all without applications ever needing to handle usernames and passwords.

In this webinar, we’ll dive into how you can use OAuth 2.0 to secure access to your APIs.

You’ll learn:

  • How to use JWT access tokens and their tradeoffs
  • How to design scopes that allow granular access to various parts of your backend services
  • How to design a microservices architecture protected by OAuth at a gateway