5 OAuth Essentials for API Access Control
OAuth standardizes a number of important access-related challenges for API publishers. However, deploying OAuth as an authorization mechanism for enterprise APIs raises challenges around scalability, correct usage and integration. To make matters worse, OAuth is not supported by existing infrastructure and is poorly understood by many enterprise architects.
This eBook outlines five key considerations for organizations that are thinking of using OAuth as a mechanism for controlling access to enterprise APIs. These considerations will give you the basic knowledge and framework you will need in order to address the complex challenges associated with implementing OAuth and managing an OAuth provider.