Opening Doors with JSON Web Tokens
How do you grant remote access? Everyone is aware that the Internet of Things is full of security holes. In this interactive talk from the International PHP Conference follow Ben Dechrai and discover how JSON Web Tokens and a few other tricks can create a rock solid security system.
Let’s connect our front door to the internet! What could possibly go wrong? Securing IoT is hard, and the last thing we want to do is let some stranger in.
Let’s take a step back and consider other ways of securing that door, and granting access remotely, without connecting your door to the internet, while adhering to common protocols and data formats throughout.
By mixing up a little near-field communication with JSON Web Tokens, sprinkling some rich communication services and a fairly simple native mobile app, we should be able to create and demonstrate an effective security process for letting the milkman in! Join technologist Ben Dechrai on this interactive journey and maybe when one door closes, another will, actually, open.
Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a staunch focus on security and privacy. This started at the age of 11, when he wrote software to stop his mum from breaking the family PC, and resulted in his working as a developer advocate for Auth0. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation, from ethical skulduggery to subversive automation, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @bendechrai.