Securing ASP.NET Core 3 with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect

by Kevin Dockx

When you're building an ASP.NET Core 3 MVC web app or API, you'll want to secure it sooner than later. In this course, you'll learn how to utilize OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, today's widely-used standards, to help you achieve your goals efficiently.

What you'll learn

Knowing how to secure applications is important, but knowing why we make certain decisions is, arguably, even more important. In this course, Securing ASP.NET Core 3 with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, you'll learn the ins and outs of OAuth2 and OpenID Connect (OIDC), being today's widely-used standards.

First, you'll explore what these standards entail, and how you can integrate their implementations in ASP.NET Core with IdentityServer4.

Next, you'll discover how to secure both a web app and an API.

Finally, you'll learn how to use authorization policies, deal with expired access, and what to think about before going to production.

By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to efficiently secure your ASP.NET Core 3 applications.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community. He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... more

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