Part I. Windows Identity Foundation for Everybody

Claims-based identity promotes separation of concerns at a level never achieved before in the identity management world. As a result, implementations such as Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) can provide tooling that will enable developers to add authentication capabilities to their applications without the need to become security experts.

The two chapters in this part of the book deliver on that promise: they contain indications that can be understood and applied by any ASP.NET developer, regardless of how much the developer already knows about security. If you are not a security guru, and you don’t want to become one, Windows Identity Foundation allows you to tackle ...

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