Java, Technology

Fortifying your REST API using Spring security

Spring Security is a lightweight security framework that provides authentication and authorization support in order to secure Spring-based applications. It comes bundled with popular security algorithm implementations. I would cover a series of different topic related to spring security in my upcoming blogs. We will go through the...

by Bijoy Paul
Tag: Basic Authentication

Application Security, Technology

(In)Secure Authentication schemes in REST APIs

To make authenticated REST API calls in applications, several authentication schemes are used by developers. Some of them use HTTP Basic Authentication scheme, and others, as per their needs(or wants), use custom authentication schemes. Now, it's good to experiment but not at the cost of security. In this blog, we will look into the...

by Nikhit Kumar
Tag: Basic Authentication