Secure your APIs using OAuth2 and OpenID Connect

Key takeaways
  • Attendees will leave with an overview of OAuth 2 and OpenID Connect
  • Attendees will have gained knowledge of the basics necessary to using these standards
  • Attendees will also get resources and information sources where more information can be found

When opening up secure APIs, OAuth 2 and OpenID Connect are the primary standards being used today. Implementing and using these standards can be challenging. In this session, Travis Spencer, CEO of Twobo Technologies, will provide an in-depth overview of these standards and explain how they can be integrated into financial services apps. The overview will include information on:

The actors involved in OAuth and OpenID Connect

The flows used in the standards

What grant types are, which are defined, and the message exchanges of each

What scopes are and examples of their use

Different classes of tokens and how they are used

Overview of the OpenID Foundation’s work in the Financial API WG


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