The Case for Granular Permissions

Published by Keanan Koppenhaver on
The Case for Granular Permissions
When it comes to implementing access control in your application, the scheme you decide to use can either make authorization easy to manage as your application and user base grows, or it can really paint you into a corner. There are two commonly used authorization patterns, and choosing the corre... Read More

Changing Business Logic in an Evolving System

Published by James Hickey on
Changing Business Logic in an Evolving System
Have you ever had to change existing business logic that was hard to understand? Did it break unrelated parts of the system when it was changed? Perhaps it had really poor documentation.Some of the most difficult software projects I’ve worked on involved working with and main... Read More

The Hidden Costs of User Authorization

Published by Malte Stoever on
The Hidden Costs of User Authorization
Authentication and authorization are the two central pillars of security of any application. Authentication is the identification of valid users and authorization is the process of determining what those users are allowed to do. User authorization plays a crucial role in securing access to your a... Read More

Why are we building Cerbos?

Published by Emre Baran & Charith Ellawala on
Why are we building Cerbos?
We are building Cerbos because when it comes to building key pieces for software infrastructure and frameworks, we believe software engineers should not reinvent the wheel. Authorization is often an inconvenient necessity -- especially for new projects. You have a great idea, build ... Read More
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