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Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development

By : Sjoukje Zaal
Book Image

Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development

By: Sjoukje Zaal

Overview of this book

Azure Active Directory for Secure Application Development is your one-stop shop for learning how to develop secure applications using modern authentication techniques with Microsoft Azure AD. Whether you’re working with single-tenant, multi-tenant, or line-of-business applications, this book contains everything you need to secure them. The book wastes no time in diving into the practicalities of Azure AD. Right from the start, you’ll be setting up tenants, adding users, and registering your first application in Azure AD. The balance between grasping and applying theory is maintained as you move from the intermediate to the advanced: from the basics of OAuth to getting your hands dirty with building applications and registering them in Azure AD. Want to pin down the Microsoft Graph, Azure AD B2C, or authentication protocol best practices? We’ve got you covered. The full range of Azure AD functionality from a developer perspective is here for you to explore with confidence. By the end of this secure app development book, you’ll have developed the skill set that so many organizations are clamoring for. Security is mission-critical, and after reading this book, you will be too.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: Getting Started with the Microsoft Identity Platform
Part 2: Authentication and Protocols
Part 3: Azure AD B2C

Chapter 9: Azure AD B2C Custom Policies

In the previous chapter, we covered some more of the advanced features of Azure AD B2C. We looked at how you can configure identity providers in Azure AD B2C. We configured a LinkedIn identity provider inside Azure AD B2C and added it to the user flow we created in Chapter 7, Introducing Azure Active Directory B2C. Next, we covered how you can customize the UI and localization and looked at the integration of Azure AD B2C in Microsoft Graph.

In this last chapter, we are going to dive into custom policies. This is a topic on its own, and that's why I dedicated a whole chapter to it. We will look into custom policies and what they can bring to your custom applications. We are going to cover the Identity Experience Framework briefly, and you will learn the connection between custom policies and the Identity Experience Framework. And finally, we will create our own custom policy that connects to an Azure function and stores user profile...