December 5-7, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

Modern API Security with JSON Web Tokens

Building a modern API architecture is a constant struggle between ease of development and security. JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) introduce a means of building authentication into JSON objects being transmitted through APIs.

In this session we’ll explore how JWTs work to build verifiable and trusted objects, allowing them to be combined with standards such as OAuth 2 for capturing access tokens, leading to a secure means of JavaScript SDK dev.

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Jonathan LeBlanc

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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 Head of Global Developer Advocacy for PayPal.

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