This course teaches the fundamentals of authentication and authorization in ASP.NET Web API, and the roles they play in the OWIN pipeline. After completing this course, you will understand the Web API pipeline and where each component sits on that path, have a solid understanding of authentication and authorization filters and the role of each in your Web API application, and understand different authentication options and how to implement them in your application. You will also understand the importance of secure communication and the use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) to create secure data exchange tunnels.
On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify where each component is located on the Web API pipeline
- Describe the role of authentication and authorization filters in Web API applications
- Identify and apply different authentication options
- Use TLS to create secure data exchange tunnels