SecAppDev 2022 Lecture Details
OAuth for security critical applications
Tuesday June 14, 14:00 - 15:30
This session discuss the challenges one faces when protecting security critical and large scale APIs with OAuth and present design options modern OAuth provides us with.
OAuth 2 has long grown beyond the original scope in the area of social networks. Nowadays, it is well established as THE mechanism for protecting access to all kinds of APIs, which includes security critical areas like finance or health.
Based on the experience of the lecturer, this session will discuss the challenges one faces when protecting security critical and large scale APIs with OAuth and present design options modern OAuth provides us with. In this context, the interdependency between security and other important aspects, like performance, modularity and scalability will be discussed.
OAuth 2 has the necessary features and flexibility to both properly protect security critical APIs while building scalable and performant systems.
Developers, architects, security experts
A basic understanding of OAuth, or even better, practical experience
Dr. Torsten Lodderstedt
Dr.-Ing. Torsten Lodderstedt is CTO of yes.com, a startup building an identity scheme for banks and their customers. Before joining yes.com, he served for a decade in different roles at Deutsche Telekom’s identity team, building and operating large-scale consumer identity services. Torsten has been contributing to identity standards for more than a decade. For example, he is co-author of OAuth 2.1, editor of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance, co-author of OpenID for Verifiable Credentials, and co-chair of the PoC of the Global Assured Identity Network.
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