Emily Jiang is MicroProfile Development Lead and CDI Architect for IBM. Based at IBM's Hursley laboratory in the UK, she has worked on WebSphere Application Server since 2006 and heavily involved in JavaEE 7 support in WebSphere Application Server releases. She is an active member of MicroProfile, OSGi Enterprise Expert Group and CDI Expert Group. Emily is currently leading the effort to define Config and Fault Tolerance programming models to be used by microservices in MicroProfile.io.
How to secure microservices? Eclipse MicroProfile JWT (https://microprofile.io/) is the answer. MicroProfile JWT designed a mechanism to propagate the security state from clients to services or event services to services by using security tokens. This session will give you a quick overview on the MicroProfile JWT design, followed by a live demo of 2 microservices communication by passing on the JSON web token, running on Open Liberty (https://openliberty.io/). Come to this session to understand the technology and learn how to use it.