API Academy Certification

API Security Architect Certification

The new certification course for API Security Architect is now available. This is an in-depth, self-paced course, and by completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the unique security risks of APIs and identify typical areas of API vulnerabilities 
  • Explain the purpose of OAuth 2.0 as a framework for authorization 
  • Describe the current challenges of OAuth 2.0 implementation
  • Describe OpenID Connect as an authentication layer and how it complements OAuth 2.0 
  • Summarize the general specifications of the current OpenID Connect protocol suite
  • Explain how JSON Web Tokens (JWT) work and the advantages and considerations of stateless tokens
  • Summarize common threat models for OAuth 2.0 and some ways to mitigate and overcome them

I invite you to continue on your API journey by becoming certified as an API Security Architect – and don’t forget to share your achievement on LinkedIn to let your colleagues know of your accomplishment!