Web / HTML 5

TH6 Single Sign-On for ASP.NET Applications


9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Level: Intermediate

Dominick Baier

Dominick Baier

Security Consultant


Single Sign-On is often considered the “holy grail” of authentication. Ranging from ASP.NET builtin features like Windows and Forms authentication to specialized protocols like OpenID or WS-Federation, ASP.NET developers have a lot of choices to implement this feature. As always every approach has its benefits and limitations. This talk takes a close look at the different options and where and how they can be applied.

You will learn:

  • Options for SSO in ASP.NET
  • Limitations of built-in authentication methods
  • Federated authentication protocols