These days we no longer build applications as a single monolith. Instead, we pull them apart as manageable components or microservices. Working with microservices and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) is a new paradigm and holds many advantages such as easy maintenance, better reuse and higher quality.
On the other hand, the introduction of microservices raises security issues around identity and privileges of API clients or end users that want to access an API. Identity and Access Management (IAM) plays a key role in securing microservices.
In this whitepaper, we look at: