All You Need To Know About Auth0

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Auth0 provides an authentication and authorization platform for your application. It helps to build and run a secure identity infrastructure including authentication, data protection, and password management.

Purpose of Use Auth0 for Authentication in your Application

Implementation of authentication and authorization is the problem that developers face constantly in their workdays. And they should create a program that will provide the best user experience. Previously, the process was somewhat boring for users: they had to come up with a username and password, enter the email, and so on. Now, when we use this function, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. everything has become extremely simple and easy. You choose any social network and log in with its help, and that’s it. Quite easy, right? Yes, but if you are excited about developing applications. You need to find the most effective way to add authentication to your app.

You built an awesome application and you want to add user’s authorization and authentication. Your users are able to log in either with a username/password

or with their social accounts (such as Facebook or Twitter). You want to retrieve the user’s profile after the Sign in so you can customize the UI and apply your authorization policies.

We recommend using Auth0 for these purposes because this solution is both suitable and profitable.

here is a short evaluation of the differences between authentication and authorization:

Authorization

Purpose
  • Permits access to resources.
Requirements
  • Authenticated identity and access control policies.
  • Authorization solution.
Responsibilities
  • Leadership sets security strategies.
  • Departments and workgroups define access criteria.
  • Network security staff implement and maintain an access control system.

Authentication

Purpose
  • Verifies user identity.
Requirements
  • Identity credentials are based on knowledge, possession, and/or inherence.
  • Authentication solution.
Responsibilities
  • Network security staff determine which factors to adopt.
  • Users provide authentication factors when requesting access.
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Authentication vs Authorization

Conclusion

Through this blog, You will get the basic knowledge about the Auth0, and also it provides us with a more secure way of authentication and authorization. We explored the Auth0 like authentication, authorization, etc.

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Vineet Chauhan is a Software Consultant at Knoldus Inc. His practice area is Scala. He is a good team worker. He is always ready to face any challenging task.

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