Sam Scott
Sam Scott
Sam is the cofounder/CTO at Oso working on making security more accessible for developers. Sam previously got a PhD in Cryptography and was a contributor to TLS 1.3
GraphQL Galaxy 2022GraphQL Galaxy 2022
20 min
Authorization Patterns in GraphQL
As it says in the GraphQL documentation: "Delegate authorization logic to the business logic layer". Is that really everything you need to know? This advice is coming from a good place, but it relies on you knowing how you would go about doing authorization in the first place — and this isn't a widely solved problem! On top of that, many of the approaches used in traditional applications don't quite carry over. In this talk, you'll get a crash course in authorization and how to implement it for GraphQL APIs."