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Microservices Security in Action

Design secure network and API endpoint security for Microservices applications, with examples using Java, Kubernetes, and Istio

Part of In Action

”A complete guide to the challenges and solutions in securing microservices architectures.” —Massimo Siani, FinDynamic

Key Features
Secure microservices infrastructure and code
Monitoring, access control, and microservice-to-microservice communications
Deploy securely using Kubernetes, Docker, and the Istio service mesh.
Hands-on examples and exercises using Java and Spring Boot

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Microservices Security in Action teaches you how to address microservices-specific security challenges throughout the system. This practical guide includes plentiful hands-on exercises using industry-leading open-source tools and examples using Java and Spring Boot.

 

About The Book
Design and implement security into your microservices from the start. Microservices Security in Action teaches you to assess and address security challenges at every level of a Microservices application, from APIs to infrastructure. 

You’ll find effective solutions to common security problems, including throttling and monitoring, access control at the API gateway, and microservice-to-microservice communication. Detailed Java code samples, exercises, and real-world business use cases ensure you can put what you’ve learned into action immediately.

What You Will Learn

Microservice security concepts
Edge services with an API gateway
Deployments with Docker, Kubernetes, and Istio
Security testing at the code level
Communications with HTTP, gRPC, and Kafka

This Book Is Written For
For experienced microservices developers with intermediate Java skills.

About The Author
Prabath Siriwardena is the vice president of security architecture at WSO2. Nuwan Dias is the director of API architecture at WSO2. They have designed secure systems for many Fortune 500 companies.

Table of Contents

PART 1 OVERVIEW
1 Microservices security landscape
2 First steps in securing microservices

PART 2 EDGE SECURITY
3 Securing north/south traffic with an API gateway
4 Accessing a secured microservice via a single-page application
5 Engaging throttling, monitoring, and access control

PART 3 SERVICE-TO-SERVICE COMMUNICATIONS
6 Securing east/west traffic with certificates
7 Securing east/west traffic with JWT
8 Securing east/west traffic over gRPC
9 Securing reactive microservices

PART 4 SECURE DEPLOYMENT
10 Conquering container security with Docker
11 Securing microservices on Kubernetes
12 Securing microservices with Istio service mesh

PART 5 SECURE DEVELOPMENT
13 Secure coding practices and automation

 
 

Prabath Siriwardena is the vice president of security architecture at WSO2, a company that produces open source software, and has more than 12 years of experience in the identity management and security domain.

Nuwan Dias is the director of API architecture at WSO2 and has worked in the software industry for more than 7 years, most of which he spent focusing on the API management domain. Both have helped build security designs for Fortune 500 companies including Boeing, Verizon, Nissan, HP, and GE.

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