GopherCon Europe 2020: Victor Steven - Applying Proper Security Practices With JWT

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About the talk:
Applying best practices when building your authentication system with JWT, can help minimize or totally eliminate any damage that may occur in the event that your application is compromised. Implementing JWT with proper security practices helps avoid major loopholes that may be harmful to your application.

Using JWT for application authentication systems have proven to be very efficient and help save resources. One of the reasons for the popularity of JWT today is the straightforwardness towards its implementation. Many things come for free while implementing authentication with JWT, one of which is the signing algorithm used.

About the speaker:
Victor Steven (@stevensunflash) is a Software Engineer from Lagos, Nigeria, for the last 6 years. He currently works with Go, Javascript and PHP.


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