With ASP.NET, programmers finally have a comprehensive, full-featured set of security tools. As with many other features in the world of ASP.NET, the presence of a security framework simply means that there is less work for you to do to implement a variety of authentication and authorization scenarios.
ASP.NET provides three types of authentication providers, including Windows authentication, forms authentication, and Passport authentication. Additionally, ASP.NET also includes all the necessary interfaces and classes you need to build your own authentication and authorization system. In the following chapters, you’ll learn about all of these features.
KeywordsSecurity Model Certificate Authority Malicious User Symmetric Encryption Threat Modeling
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