Securing Web and Mobile Applications and APIs with Centralized Authorization and Authentication Policies

APIs and microservices are the driving force behind modern applications. However, their distributed nature introduces new security challenges.

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to better secure your web, mobile, and API workloads through centralized authentication and authorization policies and to implement industry-standard security with ease.

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the process, enabling you to leverage a single, centralized identity provider to control access to your upstream APIs securely. You’ll learn:

  • The importance of a comprehensive API management strategy for secure APIs
  • How an API gateway enables centralized authentication and authorization policies
  • Best practices for API consumer authentication using token-based methods
  • Authentication workflows for login and API access scenarios