The Foundations of API Security and API Gateway Technology

  • TYPE: Workshop DATE: May 05, 2015 TIME: 09:00-13:00
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This workshop will explore API gateway technology. What it is, how it’s applied today, the benefits of API gateway technology, and implementation examples.

As enterprise architectures become increasingly complex, organizations are challenged with creating a modern and secure infrastructure. In this workshop, you will learn how API gateway technology is a fundamental component to achieving business agility and information security.

Additional topics covered:

  • How to modernize legacy and existing services
  • Centralizing identity enforcement, including SAML and OAuth
  • Modern access control strategies and best practices

Presentations will include sessions from industry leaders as well as an implementation showcase where attendees have the opportunity to participate in hands-on exercises.

This workshop is supported by Forum Systems.


The Foundations of API Security and API Gateway Technology Agenda

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
09:00 - 10:00 How to Implement Multifactor Single Sign-On (SSO)
Dr. Dirk Krafzig, CEO, SOAPARK
10:00 - 11:00 Foundations of API Security
Jason Macy, CTO, Forum Systems
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Implementation Showcase
Jason Macy, CTO, Forum Systems
Mamoon Yunus, CEO, Forum Systems
12:30 - 13:00 Technical Round Table Discussion
Alexei Balaganski, Lead Analyst, KuppingerCole
Dr. Dirk Krafzig, CEO, SOAPARK
Jason Macy, CTO, Forum Systems
Mamoon Yunus, CEO, Forum Systems


Alexei is an analyst with specific focus on cybersecurity. His deep technical understanding allows him to support customers even with complex architectural and security challenges. Previously he has served as KuppingerCole's CTO. After graduating with an MSc degree in Mathematics and...

Dr. Dirk Krafzig has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and specializes in enterprise architecture management. As the CEO of SOAPARK and author of Enterprise SOA, Dr. Krafzig is considered a pioneer in the field of service oriented architecture (SOA).

Jason Macy is the Chief Technical Officer responsible for innovation and product strategy for global operations. Jason has been a leading visionary for enterprise architecture design and successful deployment API identity and security technology. With hundreds of deployments worldwide,...

Mamoon Yunus is an industry-honored CEO and visionary in API, Cloud and XML-based technologies. As the founder of Forum Systems, Mamoon Yunus pioneered XML Security Gateways & Firewalls with the only granted patent for XML network appliances. He has spearheaded Forum’s direction and...

Continuing Education Credits

Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Learning Level: Intermediate
Field: Computer Science

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Describe the critical importance of APIs for business agility and information security
  • Describe the foundations of API security and identity enforcement, including standards like SAML and OAuth
  • Implement and publish APIs in compliance with modern access control strategies and best practices
  • Draft a strategy for modernizing legacy and existing enterprise services

Completion of the workshop qualifies for 4 Group Learning based CPEs

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The Foundations of API Security and API Gateway Technology

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  • May 05, 2015 09:00-13:00


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