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 in IdentityServer4 and all things Authentication, Identity, OAuth, and OpenID Connect. Scott spends his time helping customers implement Single Sign On solutions, writing blog posts, and building IdentityServer components for Rock Solid Knowledge.

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