Understanding ASP.NET Core Security

by Roland Guijt

This course has been updated to explain security in ASP.NET Core 2. ASP.NET Core security shouldn't be an afterthought when designing an application. Learn how to mitigate common attacks and implement encryption, authentication, and authorization.

What you'll learn

Learn how to make your ASP.NET Core app secure in this course. First you'll learn about common attacks and how to mitigate them with NWebSec. You'll learn the ins and outs of the new encryption API and how to protect secrets with the secret manager. Authentication is covered by explaining ASP.NET Core Identity as well as implementing a token service with IdentityServer. Finally you'll see that ASP.NET Core's authorization system is now policy based.

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About the author

Roland is a Microsoft MVP enjoying a constant curiosity around new techniques in software development. His focus is on all things .Net and browser technologies. As a long-time trainer, he led many courses on these topics and spoke about them at international conferences. He also travels around the globe to offer his self-developed workshops. The word that comes to mind when he thinks about software development is passion! Roland lives in The Netherlands with his wife and two boys.

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