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Serverless Authentication and Authorization with Amazon Cognito

by David Tucker

This course will teach you to leverage Amazon Cognito to configure both of these for a serverless application on AWS.

What you'll learn

Incorrectly configuring authentication and authorization for an application can open up dangerous security gaps. In this course, Serverless Authentication and Authorization with Amazon Cognito, you’ll learn how to leverage Amazon Cognito as a managed authentication and authorization provider for a serverless application on AWS. First, you’ll explore the auth needs of a serverless application. Next, you’ll discover how you can leverage Amazon Cognito user pools and identity pools. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement app-based roles with Cognito Groups. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Amazon Cognito needed to create an auth architecture for a serverless application.

About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O'Reilly and He has written for Mashable,... more

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