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 industries (such as IoT) and force companies to be more agile and proactive (rather than reactive). The new way forward is to choose patterns and technologies that will allow them to execute more efficiently. Digital Identity is one such area that can help businesses win. And, in it, authorization is a key layer.

This paper by David Brossard will walk you through the current state of authorization, and what you need to know to ensure your access control is scalable, flexible and contextual. Read more.