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Talk: Securing your services with authentication, authorization, and RBAC with gRPC
Speaker: Luis Pabon
Talk Summary: gRPC makes it extremely simple to write complex, business-critical services, in a vast number of programming languages. Its simplicity and adaptability has made it simple for developers to adopt by easily generating code from structures and messages defined as protocol buffers. Writing a secure service based on gRPC, on the other hand, takes a little more effort. In this talk, we will be going through a model of how to secure a gRPC service using JWT based tokens to authenticate user access by relying on interceptors. We will also discuss models of how to provide role-based access control to authorize user access.
Bio: Luis Pabón is the control plane architect at Portworx and also participates in the CNCF, Kubernetes, and CSI storage communities. Prior to joining Portworx in September of 2017, he worked at CoreOS, Red Hat Storage, NetApp Advanced Technology Group, and EMC on various storage products.
Talk 2: TBD