Will Faught

July 2023

Don’t Use JWTs

Use session tokens instead.

Raja Rao, writing for Redis: There are many in-depth articles and videos from SMEs of companies like Okta talking about the potential dangers and inefficiencies of using JWT tokens[1]. Yet, these warnings are overshadowed by marketers, YouTubers, bloggers, course creators, and others who knowingly or unknowingly promote it. If you look at many of these videos and articles, they all just talk about the perceived benefits of JWT and ignore the deficiency.

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Will Faught

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