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Identity Access Management

Course

In this part, you will build the backend for a coffee shop application. You’ll add user accounts and authentication to your application and use role-based access management strategies to control different types of user behavior in the app.

In this part, you will build the backend for a coffee shop application. You’ll add user accounts and authentication to your application and use role-based access management strategies to control different types of user behavior in the app.

Intermediate

3 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated July 30, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Application authentication • Application security basics • Application authorization • Git
Prerequisites:
HTTP • Basic SQL • Basic web development

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Foundation

Set the groundwork for understanding information security and refresh your understanding of the technologies used in future lessons.

Lesson 2

Identity and Authentication

Explore frequently used methods of identifying who is making requests on web systems. Implement modern software patterns to accomplish this goal across the stack.

Lesson 3

Passwords

Understand and overcome common pitfalls of the ubiquitous password authentication design pattern.

Lesson 4

Access and Authorization

Limit access to specific resources or actions by restricting requests only to authorized request to particular users and groups of users. Implement role-based access controls (RBAC) across the stack.

Lesson 5

Thinking Adversarially

Stay one step ahead of attackers by implementing a secure development process and knowing how to keep informed on the cutting edge of security research.

Lesson 6 • Project

Project: Coffee Shop Full Stack

In this project, you'll demonstrate your new authentication and authorization skills by creating a full-stack application for a coffee shop menu.

Taught By The Best

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Gabriel Ruttner

Instructor

Gabe is the CTO at Ursa & Tech Advisor for Start-Ups. Gabe has expertise in building cloud-based machine learning and natural language processing services at early stage tech companies. He holds technical degrees from Cornell University and Stony Brook University.

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