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Authentication

This course explores web authentication and best practices.

    Syllabus

  • Front-end authentication best practices Video — 00:15:29
    • Best practices when authentication is handled by front-end code.

  • Refreshers on web authentication Video — 00:17:04
    • Here, we will go through refreshers on authentication, authorization and a bit of cryptography.

  • Cookies in depth Video — 00:17:09
    • Let’s build a safe end-to-end flow with cookies (including back-end Node.js code).

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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.

Meet the author

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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