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Authentication with OpenID Connect in Angular applications

Thu, 27. Feb. 2020, 13:30 - 14:15

User authentication has become so complex that developers should not touch it anymore. Anyone building a modern application should consider using an identity provider that handles authentication. However, doing so requires the use of OpenID Connect (OIDC), which brings its own complexity.

In this talk, we look at securely implementing OIDC in an Angular application. We investigate which flow to use in which scenario. We look at the security properties in OpenID Connect, and how to ensure your application respects them. In the end, you will walk away with practical advice on implementing authentication with OIDC in Angular.