Author Archives: Dominick Baier

Give your WCF Security Architecture a Makeover with IdentityServer3

Not everybody has the luxury of being able to start over and build the new & modern version of their software from scratch. Many people I speak to have existing investments in WCF and their “old-school” desktop/intranet architecture. Moving to … Continue reading

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Three days of Identity & Access Control Workshop at SDD Deep Dive – November 2015, London

As part of the SDD Deep Dive event in London – Brock and I will deliver an updated version of our “Identity & Access Control for modern Web Applications and APIs” workshop. For the first time, this will be a … Continue reading

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OpenID Connect Certification for IdentityServer3

I am extremely happy to announce that IdentityServer3 is now officially certified by the OpenID Foundation. http://openid.net/certification/ Version 1.6 and onwards is now fully compatible with the basic, implicit, hybrid and configuration profile of OpenID Connect.

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Implicit vs Explicit Authentication in Browser-based Applications

I got the idea for this post from my good friend Pedro Felix – I hope I don’t steal his thunder (I am sure I won’t – since he is much more elaborate than I am) – but when I … Continue reading

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IdentityServer3 vNext

Just a quick update about some upcoming changes in IdentityServer3. The last weeks since the 1.0.0 release in January we did mostly bug fixing, fine tuning and listening to feedback. Inevitably we found things we want to change and improve … Continue reading

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.NET Foundation Advisory Council

I have been invited to join the .NET Foundation advisory council – looking forward to it! http://www.dotnetfoundation.org/blog/welcoming-the-newly-minted-advisory-net-foundation-advisory-council-members

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IdentityServer3 1.0.0

Today is a big day for us! Brock and I started working on the next generation of IdentityServer over 14 months ago. In fact – I remember exactly how I created the very first file (constants.cs) somewhere in the Swiss … Continue reading

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