API:World + Integrate 2016
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San Jose, California

Integrate 2016 is one of the world's largest technology conferences, expo, and social network that is 100% focused on integrating technologies together. The vision of Integrate is that data, API’s, infrastructure, and IT products will see themselves as components of a single interconnected technology platform. Integrate 2016 is about Open Technology

Speaking at the conference this September is Prabath Siriwardana, the director of security architecture and Asanka Abeysinghe, the vice president of solutions architecture at WSO2.

API adoption has become the 'coolest' way of exposing business functionalities to the outside world. Both public and private APIs need to be secured. With the exponential growth of standards, following best practices in securing APIs will help you wade through the uncertainty and help you realize the internal and external benefits of developing APIs for your services. In this talk, Prabath will guide you through varying options and share industry leading best practices in designing APIs for “rock-solid security”.
Seamless integration of people, devices, and systems is the fundamental of Digital Transformation that enables a digital experience for external and internal consumers. In this session, Asanka will take you through an architecture journey, defining a reference architecture for an API-driven digital enterprise, whilst sharing some technical and non-technical best practices.

Prabath Siriwardana
Director, Security Architecture, WSO2
API Security Best Practices

Prabath is the Director of Security Architecture at WSO2. Prior to his current role, he chaired the management committee of Integration Technologies. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering and a masters in Computer Science from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He is a member of OASIS Identity Metasystem Interoperability (IMI) TC, OASIS eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) TC, and OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC. Prabath is also a member of Apache Axis PMC. He has delivered talks at numerous international conferences including OSCON, ApacheCon, WSO2Con, EIC, OSDC, and IDentity Next.

Asanka spearheads the company's customer facing technical tasks and oversees the solution architecture and technical sales functions. He also provides consulting to key WSO2 customer and conducts workshops specifically targeted at enterprise architects and technical managers. Asanka has over 15 years of industry experience, which include implementing projects ranging from desktop and web applications through to highly scalable distributed systems and SOAs in the financial domain, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions.