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Monday, November 18 • 1:40pm - 1:50pm
Overview of Authentication and Authorization Features in Envoy - Wayne Zhang & Yangmin Zhu, Google

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This session talks about and gives a high-level overview of the authentication and authorization features in Envoy, including JWT, RBAC, and External Authorization.
From this session, you’ll learn:
1) High-level description of jwt_authn filter, RBAC filter, ext_authz filter and etc.
2) How to use these filters to meet your security requirements
3) Caveats you should be aware of when using these filters

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Yangmin Zhu

Software Engineer, Google
Yangmin Zhu is a software engineer in Google working on Istio. He co-designed the Istio Authorization API and implemented the support in both data plane in Envoy and the control plane in Istio. He also works on improving the Istio Authentication policy, especially for the JSON Web... Read More →

Wayne Zhang

Software Engineer, Google
Wayne Zhang has been in the software industry in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. He has worked at Cisco for 12 years, and have been in Google for more than 6 years. He is one of the original engineers started Istio project. He has strong experience developing software for the traffic... Read More →

Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 1:50pm PST
Pacific Ballroom 16/17/19
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