Understanding OAuth 2.0 – DZone Security

In a traditional client-server authentication model, a resource owner shares their credentials with the client so that the client can access its resources when necessary. The client does that by passing the resource owner’s credentials to the resource server, and the resource server validates the same before providing access to the protected resource(s). Simple, right? … Read more

OAuth vs JWT: An In-Depth Comparison

Authentication is one of the core functions of applications on the internet today, one that many developers are familiar with. Yet, actually implementing authentication correctly requires understanding several standards and protocols. Two of the most important of these authentication standards are OAuth and JWT (JSON Web Tokens). Looking to make sense of OAuth and JWT? … Read more