Authenticate requests using HTTP signature

A while ago we presented basic authentication as a mechanism to authenticate HTTP calls in your microservice. Today, we are going to discuss another mechanism that solves the same problem: a digital signature that can be used to validate the sender identity. The entire implementation is again available in a Github repository and it’s based […]

Basic authentication in Spring Boot

Today we want to present you a very simple mechanism to secure your API using an authentication mechanism known as basic authentication, described in this RFC. The implementation is very simple: a servlet filter that intercept calls and reads the authentication header, decodes it and compares with value set in the properties file. As always, […]