Secure User Account and Authentication Practices in ASP.NET 3 and ASP.NET Core 3

by Erik Dahl

This course will teach you how to add secure authentication practices to your ASP.NET websites, including proper establishing and storing of passwords, multi-factor authentication, password recovery, and proper authorization techniques..

What you'll learn

Getting authentication and authorization done right in your website can help keep your users and their data safe from attacks. While perfect security is arguably impossible to achieve, you’re going to see a wide variety of techniques to help you keep your site secure. In this course, Secure User Account and Authentication Practices in ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core, you’ll learn to create secure websites that use recommended practices around user account management and authentication and authorization. First, you’ll explore how to properly implement a user authentication and registration process - including password policies and password recovery. Next, you’ll discover how to add additional security through multi-factor authentication and the prevention of some common authentication-related attacks. Finally, you’ll learn how to add authorization to your website to prevent authenticated users from seeing or doing things that they should not be able to. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of secure authentication and user account practices needed to create websites that you and your customers can be confident in.

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About the author

Erik Dahl has been developing software and architecture for 20+ years, mostly doing in-house development for his employers. His recent work has included a multi-tenant B2B implementation and self-registration B2C implementation for IdentityServer3, upgrading legacy ASP.NET websites from server-side technologies to a client/server mix and adopting TypeScript, building Web APIs as the back end for mobile and web applications, and laying the foundation for a Xamarin Forms mobile application using t... more

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