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ASP.NET Authentication: The Big Picture

by Scott Brady

Looking to start building authentication into your ASP.NET application, but don’t know where to start? This course will take you from zero to hero and set you in the right direction for implementing the best authentication system for your users.

What you'll learn

Getting started in the vast world of ASP.Net Authentication can seem intimidating. However, with a few basics, one can easily get started. In this course, ASP.NET Authentication: The Big Picture, you will learn the basics of modern authentication. First, you will see the various factors that can affect what authentication methods are suitable for your application, because choosing the wrong one is not only a security risk for your business, but also for your users. Next, you will gain an understanding of what modern authentication methods are available to you, and how they rank when compared to one another. You will see that passwords alone are no longer enough, and that not all second factors are built equally. Finally, you will get an overview of what ASP.NET Core libraries are available to you to build these authentication systems, and where to go to learn more. When you are done with this course, you will have the knowledge needed to start implementing your chosen authentication methods in ASP.NET Core.

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About the author

Scott Brady is a software developer specializing in identity and access management. Focusing on ASP.NET, Scott has increasingly found himself in undocumented territory, piecing together the facts and attempting to pass them on so that others don't have to go through the same. Scott currently work as a Senior Software Engineer for Rock Solid Knowledge and is a contributor to the IdentityServer OSS project, the leading OpenID Connect and OAuth framework for .NET.

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