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Practical Microservices by Umesh Ram Sharma

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Communication among services

There is a lot of data flow between services in a microservice architecture. Making that data tamper proof is another challenge; how calling service ensures that data received by it, is not tampered with in between communications. Also, there should be some identifier to know which data is sensitive, hence extra care needs to be taken; for example in cases of payment data.

We just hit the tip of the iceberg. There are many challenges faced in the security of the microservice. The API Gateway can also be a solution to some of these threats. Fortunately, we have some standard practices that can be followed and assist us with the basics of security.

There are some common practices for security that should be considered ...

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