Authorization for a Multi-Cloud System

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This is a project design I am currently working on to consume SPIFFE(Secure Production Identity Framework For Everyone) bootstrapped trust and identification to provide authorization in a dynamically scaling, heterogeneous system, inspired by Mr. Prabath Siriwardena from WSO2 and under the supervision of Prof. Gihan Dias from University of Moratuwa. An enterprise system running across multiple clouds, as in the hybrid cloud, is an obvious example that will be benefitted from this. The objective is to open doors for the SPIFFE standard based systems to co-exist with rest of the systems with minimal effort, without compromising on security aspects while having an authorization solution based on SPIFFE.
What is SPIFFE? In brief, it is a trust bootstrapping and identification framework, submitted as a standard and accepted by CNCF(Cloud Native Computing Foundation)[1]. As of now, this standard has two main implementations as SPIRE and Istio[2], a platform that supports service mesh archit…

Adaption of PSD2

European Union has enforced Payment Service Directive version 2 (PSD2) for the Payment Service Providers to adapt by the year 2018. Following slide-deck discusses the

  • PSD2 background 
  • PSD2 effects on the business domain 
  • Security implications of the directive 
  • What technologies, standards are available to meet the requirements 
  • How WSO2 products can support to adapt PSD2


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