Full Stack Web Development

T09 Securing APIs with ASP.NET Core 3, Visual Studio 2019, and IdentityServer4


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Intermediate

Brock Allen

Application Security Architect

ASP.NET Core is a great platform for building web APIs, but there hasn’t been an out of the box approach to securing those APIs. At least not until now with ASP.NET Core 3.0. This session will show how the templates in Visual Studio 2019 now use OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect, implemented by the popular open source IdentityServer4 framework, to enable token-based security to protect APIs.

You will learn:

  • About API Security
  • About OAuth 2.0
  • About IdentityServer