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Node.js Microservices: Authentication and Authorization

by George Smith

This course will teach you how to implement authentication and authorization with Node.js.

What you'll learn

Node.js is a robust and popular technology for implementing microservices, but as with any other technology, security becomes a concern that needs to be taken seriously. In this course, Node.js Microservices: Authentication and Authorization, you’ll learn to secure Node micro services using a number of authentication and authorization techniques. First, you’ll explore the Node libraries and facilities dedicated to security. Next, you’ll discover how to use these tools to implement authentication for micro services. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate Node micro services with a leading secrets management tool called HashiCorp Vault. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of an application security professional needed to effectively secure microservices implemented in Node.js.

About the author

George Smith has spent more than 25 years in the IT industry. During this time he has held a variety of positions, starting with web UI development and business analysis, progressing with system administration and infrastructure, then switching to core systems programming, technical consulting, and finally becoming an E-Commerce Architect and Subject Matter Expert. He is well versed in modern trends like Containerization, Infrastructure as Code, Serverless computing models, and more. George demo... more

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