JSON Web Tokens: 101

JSON Web Token (JWT) is a compact, URL-safe means of representing claims to be transferred between two parties. It has now become the most common way to implement Authentication and Authorization in a Microservices Oriented Architecture.

This talk will focus on covering its basics along the following lines:

  1. Basics of Identity Management
  2. Authentication Factors
  3. Cookie Based Authentication vs Token Based Authenication
  4. What is JWT
  5. JWT vs JWS vs JWE
  6. Benefits of JWT
  7. JWT in action using NodeJS and Express



I am a Freelance Cyber Security Consultant and Trainer.

You can talk to me about:
1) Penetration Testing
2) Cloud and Infrastructure Security
3) Privacy


Starts at Sunday June 14 2020, 05:00 PM. The sessions runs for about 1 hour.