Keycloak - Identity and Access Management for Modern Applications

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Keycloak - Identity and Access Management for Modern Applications

Keycloak - Identity and Access Management for Modern Applications


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Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 362

ISBN : 9781800564701

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Learn to leverage the advanced capabilities of Keycloak, an open-source identity and access management solution, to enable authentication and authorization in applications

Key Features

  • Get up to speed with Keycloak, OAuth 2.0, and OpenID Connect using practical examples
  • Configure, manage, and extend Keycloak for optimized security
  • Leverage Keycloak features to secure different application types

Book Description

Implementing authentication and authorization for applications can be a daunting experience, often leaving them exposed to security vulnerabilities. Keycloak is an open-source solution for identity management and access management for modern applications, which can make a world of difference if you learn how to use it.

Keycloak, helping you get started with using it and securing your applications. Complete with hands-on tutorials, best practices, and self-assessment questions, this easy-to-follow guide will show you how to secure a sample application and then move on to securing different application types. As you progress, you will understand how to configure and manage Keycloak as well as how to leverage some of its more advanced capabilities. Finally, you'll gain insights into securely using Keycloak in production.

By the end of this book, you will have learned how to install and manage Keycloak as well as how to secure new and existing applications.

What you will learn

  • Understand how to install, configure, and manage Keycloak
  • Secure your new and existing applications with Keycloak
  • Gain a basic understanding of OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect
  • Understand how to configure Keycloak to make it ready for production use
  • Discover how to leverage additional features and how to customize Keycloak to fit your needs
  • Get to grips with securing Keycloak servers and protecting applications

Who this book is for

Developers, sysadmins, security engineers, or anyone who wants to leverage Keycloak and its capabilities for application security will find this book useful. Beginner-level knowledge of app development and authentication and authorization is expected.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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