Chapter 6. Mapping authentication and authorization to requirements

In this chapter, you will learn about:

As you review the requirements for your Microsoft SharePoint 2013 implementation, you have undoubtedly documented a number of them that would fall into the authentication and authorization aspects of SharePoint. In short, authentication (AuthN) is the mechanism to identify users securely, whereas authorization (AuthZ) is a decision about what access is given to an authorized user. The topics of AuthN and AuthZ can be quite long, and it is easy to get lost in all of the ...

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