Video: Secure Your WCF 4.5 Services with Claims Based Authorization

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In this video excerpt from Dominick Baier's new course Identity and Access Control in WCF 4.5 you'll see how to configure and use claims based authorization in a WCF 4.5 service using a custom ClaimsAuthorizationManager.  In the full course Dominick covers other topics such as x.509 certificate authentication, using WS-Trust with external authorization, and claims transformation.


Dominick works as an associate consultant for the Germany-based company thinktecture ( His main area of focus is security in general and identity & access control in particular. Dominick is an international conference speaker and the author of “Developing more-secure ASP.NET Application” and co-author of the Microsoft Patterns & Practices “Guide to Claims-based Identity and Access Control”.

You can watch the full HD version of this video along with the other 3 hr 12 min of video found in this professional course by subscribing to Pluralsight. Visit Identity and Access Control in WCF 4.5 to view the full course outline. Pluralsight subscribers also benefit from cool features like mobile appsfull library searchprogress trackingexercise files,assessments, and offline viewing. Happy learning!

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Paul Ballard

Paul Ballard is a Chief Architect specializing in large scale distributed system development and enterprise software processes. Paul has more than twenty years of development experience including being a former Microsoft MVP, a speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed and VSLive, and a published author. Prior to working on the Windows platform, he built software using a vast array of technologies including Java, Unix, C, and even OS/2.