Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA

Securing services using SSO

Shraya Ramani (Buzzfeed)
4:45pm5:25pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Building Secure Systems
Location: LL21 E/F
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Prerequisite knowledge

  • Some understanding of a microservices architecture and what auth is

What you'll learn

  • Discover what SSO looks like in the open source world at Buzzfeed


As BuzzFeed transitioned to a microservice architecture, it needed to secure a growing number of internal tools. When coming up with a solution to microservice auth, it ultimately went with building SSO, a homegrown, centralized solution, and open sourcing it. Shraya Ramani discusses the evolution of auth at BuzzFeed that led to the decision to build SSO and what it looks like in the open source world.

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Shraya Ramani


Shraya Ramani is a Los Angeles-based security infrastructure software engineer at BuzzFeed with extensive experience with Golang. Previously, she worked at MongoDB as a software engineer on the server tools team. When she isn’t obsessing about tests, she enjoys learning about the ocean and octopuses.