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Stack Overflow: Creating a consistent authorization framework

Apr 24, 2019

How to solve the consistency problem of managing authorization of Single Page Application & .NET Core WebAPI? Question from Stack Overflow User Ishan Akin. We are currently developing a...

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Dynamic Authorization to Redact Data in for the Apigee API Gateway

Apr 15, 2019

Introduction Extending the authorization capabilities of an API Gateway to use fine-grained dynamic authorization with the Axiomatics Policy Server is a common use case. There are several...

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Controlling Access to Business-Critical Data

Apr 11, 2019

In this webinar, Axiomatics experts reveal how to use dynamic authorization to secure the content of data stores. Data on its own, in its own silo, has little value. Once collected, centralized,...

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A Systematic Approach to Implementing Dynamic Authorization using Attribute Based Access Control

Apr 09, 2019

"That sounds hard." Shifting to a new way of managing access control requires a new way of thinking. But the approach is straighforward. This paper will break down the process into digestible,...

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Axiomatics Policy Server Product Sheet

Jan 28, 2019

The Axiomatics Policy Server is the industry-leading solution to control access to critical applications. Using externalized dynamic authorization, it provides the most efficient policy engine on the...

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Cloud Native Authorization Engine on Kubernetes Cluster: Part 1

Jan 08, 2019

This describes how we can deploy a cloud-native authorization engine facilitated by Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) as a microservice application in Kubernetes (K8s) environment. We are going...

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IDF Connect + Axiomatics Part 2, The integration of SSO/Rest and Attribute Based Access Control

Nov 14, 2018

Recently we introduced you to the exciting new release and integration with IDF Connect (you can read Part 1 of the blog here). In part 2 of this series, we asked our two experts - Richard Sand from...

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What you need to know: IDF Connect + Axiomatics Partnership

Oct 22, 2018

Our partner, IDF Connect, recently announced an exciting new product release for SSO/Rest™ 3.1, the first stand-alone, Zero Trust Access Management solution designed explicitly for the modern,...

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Dynamic Policy Driven Authorization for Agile Enterprises

Oct 09, 2018

Authorization is more relevant than ever. In particular, the pace of technological change argues against the hard-coded access control hierarchies of the past. Business disruptors impact many...

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5 Hidden Pitfalls of DIY Access Control Development and How to Avoid Them

Sep 26, 2018

Build V. Buy: Organizations that attempt to build their own access control internally often overlook or significantly underestimate the effort required to build, operate, and maintain security,...

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Applying Dynamic Authorization to Cloud Technologies

Sep 26, 2018

Is your business preparing to move to the cloud? Or have you already adopted the cloud and are looking for ways to enhance cloud security and protect your company resources? As organizations trend...

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DevOps: Making the Development Cycle More Secure

Sep 20, 2018

The promise of secure DevOps can be realized through security technologies such as dynamic authorization Fundamentally, DevOps is all about speed and agility. Customers expect companies to deliver...

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Granular Access Control for a Complex Business Model

Sep 19, 2018

Modernizing Access Control in a B2B2C Organization with Dynamic Authorization The Company needed to securely share data throughout the complex delivery layers of a “B2B2C” model. The Company...

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Top 10 Misconceptions of a Policy-Based Approach

Sep 18, 2018

Even for senior software developers, wading into the world of IAM (Identity & Access Management) and access control can be daunting. Making your way through the acronyms is a chore in and of...

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Axiomatics Integrates Dynamic Authorization with Mulesoft Anypoint Platform

Sep 11, 2018

We recently announced our partnership with MuleSoft and the new integration with their Anypoint Platform™. Axiomatics now augments existing access control with a customizable API access control...

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API Security: When OAuth is Not Enough

Sep 07, 2018

Given the popularity of APIs and microservice-based application development, it is no surprise that API security is also a topic of great interest. Many events centered around API security are...

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How to Create and Maintain Database Security Using Dynamic Authorization

Aug 27, 2018

We are living in a data-driven world where organizations rely on data for virtually everything. Businesses across every vertical have become reliant on data for day-to-day business operations by...

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When Security and Privacy Overrule Convenience

Aug 14, 2018

Organizations can enable end-to-end API security with OAuth, OpenID Connect and ABAC Modern technology is constantly making our lives easier. Our phones and the applications we use make it more...

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Securing Critical Enterprise Applications and APIs with Dynamic, Risk-based Authorization and Governance

Aug 09, 2018

Until now, Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) and ABAC tools have largely been deployed and operated independently of each other. However, there is significant value in describing and...

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The State of the Union of Authorization

Aug 06, 2018

A couple months ago, I had the pleasure to talk at the European Identity Conference on a topic that is close to my heart: authorization. More specifically, I discussed how the evolving IT landscape...

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Securing APIs and Microservices with ABAC, OAuth, and OIDC

Jun 06, 2018

Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC), OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC) are complementary standards that can be used individually or in concert to offer comprehensive access control for...

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Infographic: Build vs. Buy for Dynamic Authorization Solutions

May 21, 2018

When making a Build vs Buy decision for IAM and dynamic authorization, you must take into account the hidden costs of DIY. In this infographic, we dive deeper into the Build vs Buy decision to...

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Authorization Made Simple: Using ALFA, REST, and JSON to Secure Applications

May 17, 2018

As more companies across all industries develop more applications, the challenge of securing those applications becomes more complex. In this webinar, Jonas Iggbom and David Brossard of Axiomatics...

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Build vs Buy for Dynamic Authorization Solutions

May 16, 2018

When should you consider investing in Dynamic Authorization software versus building your own in-house solution? When evaluating the best approach to securing your APIs, applications, databases, and...

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