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Zowe Quarterly Update Webinar

April 21, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Whether you are a Zowe User, Contributor, Extender or simply interested in what’s happening with Zowe – we invite you to the next Quarterly Update Webinar on April 21 at 8:30 am PT /11:30 am ET (US and Canada)! This is the third in the series of webinars we plan to host each quarter that includes a topic, Zowe Squad update, brief Zowe update, community events overview and interactive polls. This session will give you an introduction to security tokens and recommend best practice when implementing token-based security in Open Mainframe Project’s Zowe.

Join this session to learn how this technology can help you to achieve the exceptional security expected from a modern mainframe system and how to provide great flexibility for client application and mainframe services developers. Attendees will learn:

  • What is a token anyway
  • How tokens help to enhance API security and fuel cross-platform integration
  • What security tokens exist and what is their purpose
  • Token types used by Zowe API ML and how to choose between them:
    • Working directly with SAF JWT tokens
    • Utilizing z/OSMF LTPA or JWT token
    • Seamlessly exchange .509 client certificate for a JWT
    • JWS signature
  • What tokens are not yet employed in the Zowe API ML ecosystem and the rationale for introducing them
    • Identity token
    • Refresh token

Speakers include Michal Supak, Product Manager, and Pavlin Zahariev, Architect, from Broadcom Inc and the Zowe Onboarding Squad.


April 21, 2021
8:30 am - 9:30 am
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