February 26-28, 2014
Montreal, Canada

Securing RESTful APIs using OAuth 2 and OpenID Connect

Constructing a successful and simple API is the lifeblood of your developer community. As we construct our API we need a secure way to authenticate and track apps & requests; OAuth 2 provides us with a secure and open way of doing just this.  

In this talk, we will examine REST and OAuth 2 as standards for building secure API infrastructures, exploring architectural decisions in choosing REST standard variations and implementations of OAuth 2

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Jonathan LeBlanc

Box

Jonathan LeBlanc is an Emmy award winning software engineer, author of the O’Reilly books "Identity and Data Security for Web Development" and "Programming Social Applications", and the Director of Developer Advocacy at Box.

Specializing in identity, auth and security, hardware to web interconnectivity, and data mining techniques, as well as open source initiatives around social engagement, Jonathan works on the development of emerging initiatives towards building a more user-centric web.

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