5 Factors to Weigh When Building Authorization Architecture

Published by Alex Olivier on October 10, 2022
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A permissions layer is not something you would generally focus on when building a new software application. Your primary goal is to reach product-market fit as quickly as possible, so you focus on delivering the core business value and everything else takes a backseat.

Across the team at Cerbos, we’ve been fortunate to work previously at companies across a wide variety of industries — including ecommerce, advertising and supply chain to name a few — and every product we developed always required us to consider how different users gained access to resources and what actions they could take.

Every attempt at this problem has been a painful one, demanding months from our roadmap to build and maintain an access control system that met our customers’ needs.

This article is available first on The New Stack - read it here.

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