The Return of the Authentication Cookie
202 May 20, 2022, 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Identity & Access Control Consultant
For years we talked about the dangers of using cookies for authentication of API calls for frontend applications. Access token were the future. Except that they turned out to not be. With modern browsers being more strict with cookies and the challenge of keeping a browser environment secure it turns out that cookies actually is the future after all.
In this session we explore current best practices for authentication in a modern environment using BFF (Backend For Frontend) with frontend applications, APIs and micro services.