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ASP.NET MVC 5 Identity: Authentication and Authorization

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Learn how to authenticate and authorize users of your ASP.NET MVC 5 application using login credentials from Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, and other third-party providers.

Authentication and authorization are core features of many modern apps. So why reinvent the wheel, forcing your users to create yet another login? Leveraging credentials from trusted platforms like Facebook and Google, you can save yourself precious development time and improve the user experience. This course shows how to authenticate and authorize users of your ASP.NET MVC 5 applications using .NET methods as well as third-party frameworks. Instructor Ervis Trupja discusses the options for identity management in ASP.NET MVC 5, showing how to implement third-party authentication in your app with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, and GitHub. He shows how to set up email confirmation and two-step authentication and control levels of authorization for users. Finally, he discusses how to secure ASP.NET apps against the seven most common vulnerabilities.


  • Improve user experience with third party authentication
  • What you need to know
1. Identity Management
  • Membership in ASP.NET
  • ASP.NET Identity
  • Identity demo
  • Authentication vs. authorization
  • Common vulnerabilities in applications
2. Authentication
  • Understand authentication and authentication options
  • Create a new ASP.NET MVC 5 application
  • Facebook authentication
  • Twitter authentication
  • Google authentication
  • Microsoft authentication
  • GitHub authentication
  • Configure Windows authentication
  • Email confirmation setup: SendGrid
  • Email confirmation in action
  • Two-factor authentication with SMS setup: Twilio
  • Two-factor authentication with SMS in action
3. Authorization
  • Understand authorization and authorization types
  • Simple authorization
  • Role-based authorization
  • View-based authorization
  • View-based authorization using the view model
4. Security
  • Vulnerability: Object binding vulnerability
  • Vulnerability: Dangerous uploaded file type
  • Vulnerability: Excessive authentication attempts
  • Vulnerability: XSS filter evasion
  • Vulnerability: Inclusion of third-party ccripts
  • Vulnerability: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
  • Vulnerability: Open redirect
  • Next steps

Taught by

Ervis Trupja

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