Authentication - JavaScript Security

This course explores web authentication and best practices.

3 videos  //  50 minutes of training

Course description

Here we will go through refreshers on authentication and a bit of cryptography. We will cover the case of cookies and non-cookies-based front-end authentication. We will also cover best practices in term of front-end identity management.

Course syllabus

Refreshers on Web AuthenticationDuration: 17:04

Here we'll go through refreshers on authentication, authorization and a bit of cryptography.

Cookies In-DepthDuration: 17:09

Let's build a safe end-to-end flow with cookies (including back-end Node.js code).

Front-End Authentication Best PracticesDuration: 15:29

Best practices when authentication is handled by front-end code.

Meet the author

Vladimir de Turckheim

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Vladimir works as a software engineer at Sqreen where he builds a tool to secure web applications. Previously, he was a professional security auditor and a web developer in agencies. He is one of the most active members of the Node.js Security Working Group where he handles the security of Node.js and its ecosystem.

Vladimir is an official Node.js collaborator and his contributions mostly focus in the domain of security and monitoring. He also often gives talks and training to software engineers to teach them about application security.

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