Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Together, the cloud, APIs and Internet of Things (IoT) offer new opportunities for connecting enterprises, their customers and partners. However, with these technology developments come challenges in protecting privacy and the security of data and other assets. WSO2 will present two workshops that examine how organizations can take advantage of WSO2 API Manager and WSO2 Identity Server to strengthen their identity and access management (IAM) and API management practices.
The half-day “Enterprise Identity and API Management” workshops, led by WSO2 Vice President of Solutions Architecture Asanka Abeysinghe, will be held in two cities: New York, on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. To register, visit http://wso2.com/events/workshops/2014-october-newyork-enterprise-identity-and-api-management-workshop. Boston, on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. To register, visit http://wso2.com/events/workshops/2014-october-boston-enterprise-identity-and-api-management-workshop.
Optimizing Enterprise Identity and API Management
The workshops explore the overall landscape and reference architectures for Identity and API management and then focus on understanding how to best use WSO2 products to implement these in an organization.
The workshops will begin by examining the benefits and challenges of exposing APIs. Next, they will review a reference architecture for API management based on the OAuth2 open authorization standard. Then, the sessions will cover the enterprise identity management landscape, including single sign-on (SSO), entitlement, and federated IAM, along with approaches for enabling API, Web and mobile application security.
The sessions will conclude by discussing how organizations can tailor WSO2 API Manager and WSO2 Identity Server for multi-tenancy, white labeling, and monetization opportunities.â
Asanka Abeysinghe is WSO2 vice president of solutions architecture. In this role, he spearheads the company’s customer-facing technical tasks and oversees the solution architecture and technical sales functions. Additionally, he provides consulting to key WSO2 customers. Asanka has more than 15 years of industry experience, implementing projects that range from desktop and Web applications to highly scalable distributed systems and service-oriented architectures (SOAs), financial service solutions, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions.
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