Apidays NYC 2022: Friends Don’t Let Friends Centralize Authorization Enforcement

Achieving an identity-centric security model is no small feat. The composable enterprise needs to be secured across multiple clouds, while providing end-users with delightful experiences, yet still maintain high levels of assurance. Oh yea… it has to scale too. This presentation shares lessons learned from our journey towards automating the distributed enforcement of access control rules, and how leveraging a symbiotic relationship between identity management and runtime API security infrastructure enables an identity mesh that spans across applications.

Q1 TechTalk

Our Q1 TechTalk had API Academy members Francois, Aran, and myself reminiscing about the 20th anniversary of Layer7 and the 10th anniversary of API Academy – and many of the “things” that have come and gone over the last 20 years – with a dive into protocols – past, present, and emerging. Definitely worth a watch!

The Push for Zero Trust

The Zero Trust model is founded on the belief that organizations should not automatically trust anything inside or outside its perimeters and must verify everything trying to connect to its resources before granting access—based on identity, trustworthiness, and context. This blog discusses the Zero Trust model and its components.