Why authentication deserves a centralized place in your architecture

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When moving to microservices, you will come to the conclusion that securing the microservices needs to be tackled in a different way compared to a monolithic application.

While designing the solution, questions like “Where and how do I implement authentication and authorization?” and “How do I authorize users to specific actions?” can popup. In this article, a solution will be introduced to these questions.

First, the differences between authentication and authorization will be explained. …

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