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Mutual TLS/SSL Authentication for APIs: A Primer

September 10, 2019 | Ask-An-Expert | Authentication | By John Korpal, IANS Faculty

Mutual (or two-way) TLS/SSL authentication is used to authenticate client applications to determine if they are allowed to access a website's APIs. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty John Korpal details what two-way TLS/SSL authentication is and how it works, as well as its primary use cases and challenges. 
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