You've got Microservices...Let's Secure Them

Track: Microservices
Skill Level: Beginner
Room: Room A301
Time Slot: Wed 2/17, 4:00 PM
Tags: keycloak , microservices , authentication

You went ahead a built a whole new set of shiny microservices. While doing this you realize you can no longer rely on you Application Server to handle all the authentication. Oh, and of course one of your teams used Node.JS How are you going to secure all these endpoints so that the end user doesn’t have to authenticate against each one. This talk will be a demonstration of using a centralized authentication service to secure many different microservice architecture. The demos will Project Keycloak but would apply just as well with Stormpath, Ping.Indenty, or similar services.

Steven Pousty

Steve is a Dad, Son, Partner, and PaaS Dust Spreader (aka developer evangelist) with OpenShift. He goes around and shows off all the great work the OpenShift engineers do. He can teach you about PaaS with Java, Python, PostgreSQL MongoDB, and some JavaScript. He has deep subject area expertise in GIS/Spatial, Statistics, and Ecology. He has spoken at over 75 conferences and done over 50 workshops including Monktoberfest, MongoNY, JavaOne, FOSS4G, CiscoLive, Fluent, DevNation, Where2.0, and OSCON. Before OpenShift, Steve was a developer evangelist for LinkedIn, deCarta, and ESRI. Steve has a Ph.D. in Ecology from University of Connecticut. He likes building interesting applications and helping developers create great solutions.