API Authorization as a Service

Authentication and authorization with APIs are slightly more complex than with traditional access to web sites. The client is typically more intelligent, it being a javascript web application or a mobile native app; and communicates with a backend using an API. APIs typically also are exposed to third party app developers that may obtain access by both authenticating the third party client and the end user using it. This three-tier trust model is often referred to as “delegated authorization”.

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