Join us for a lunchtime presentation on Wed Jan 27 @ 12 PM Boston time (EST) -featuring "Azure App Service Security for ASP.NET Core MVC and WebAPI" by Ben Day

Online Meeting Details:
This event will be organized as a Microsoft Teams meeting. The recording will be available on YouTube after the event at: https://bit.ly/3ow23fg

Description of Talk:
Azure App Services have a great feature that’s nicknamed “Easy Auth”. It’s also known as Azure App Service Authentication & Authorization. It lets you configure your app so that users can log in using Azure Active Directory (AAD), Facebook, Google, Twitter, or Microsoft Account (MSA). It’s great because all the difficult authentication and identity stuff is handled by Azure without you having to code anything in your ASP.NET Core MVC or WebAPI app.
In this session, Ben will should you the basics of Azure “Easy Auth” – how it works, why it’s helpful, and how to set it up. After that, we’ll go ‘off road’ to start extending “Easy Auth” in order to handle more complex scenarios such as enabling multiple authentication providers simultaneously, writing custom ASP.NET Core Middleware to implement claims-based authorization in your application, using ASP.NET Core Policy-based authorization in your app, and how to create a “development mode” version of security that you can use on your local machine without Azure.

About the Speaker:
Benjamin Day is a consultant and trainer specializing in software best practices using Scrum with Microsoft’s DevOps tools. Ben’s main areas of emphasis include Azure DevOps, Scrum, software testing, and software architecture. He is a Microsoft MVP, a certified Scrum trainer via Scrum.org, and a speaker at conferences such as Pluralsight Live and VSLive. When not developing software, Ben’s been known to go running and sea kayaking in order to balance out his love of cheese, cured meats, and champagne. His online courses are available at https://courses.benday.com and at http://www.pluralsight.com. He can be contacted via http://www.benday.com.

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