Tag Archives: REST

Securing RESTful Web Services with OAuth2

As an active committer on Spring Security OAuth and the Cloud Foundry UAA, one of the questions I get asked the most is: “When and why would I use OAuth2?” The answer, as often with such questions, is “it depends.” … Continue reading

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High Level Features of the UAA

The User Account and Authentication Service (UAA) in Cloud Foundry is responsible for securing the platform services and providing a single sign on for web applications. A previous article introduced the UAA and placed it in the context of the … Continue reading

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Introducing the UAA and Security for Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry is a distributed system with many components front and back end. If you are familiar with the Cloud Foundry architecture you have probably noticed that the Cloud Controller exposes its functionality via lightweight HTTP APIs. The internal components … Continue reading

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