OAuth is a protocol that combines authentication and authorization. With the release of OAuth 2.0, it has become industry standard mechanism for identity management. Using scopes with JWT, access management can be achieved with OAuth, heightening security while also granting user permissions. OAuth has different flows that typically involve sharing tokens between various entities. For more, read our related articles.
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Austin API Summit 2019 Wrap Up
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