How to Implement Zero Trust API Security

How to Implement Zero Trust API Security

APIs and microservices are exposed to multiple threats, including unauthorized access and escalation of privilege. Using a Zero Trust approach with its principle “Trust no one” effectively addresses these threats and secures systems.

To implement a Zero Trust approach for APIs, you should apply authentication and authorization to every API request from clients, both inside and outside the network. A secure token design is also needed so that web and mobile clients receive confidential API credentials.

OAuth 2.0 enables you to meet all of these requirements with only simple code. The token-based design is scalable to many microservices and has a high-performance potential.

Join us in this webinar to learn how to:

  • Write secure API code, which validates JWTs, then uses claims-based authorization
  • Ensure privacy by issuing confidential tokens to internet clients
  • Keep API code simple by using your API gateway to deliver JWTs to APIs
  • Enable business authorization by issuing custom claims
  • Develop and test productively with user-level access tokens

Presented by:

Gary Archer

Gary Archer

Product Marketing Engineer at Curity

Judith Kahrer

Judith Kahrer

Product Marketing Engineer at Curity