Session 1: Overview of OpenID Connect

In this 4 part online course we explore OpenID Connect in detail. You will learn about important aspects of OpenID Connect such as: what are ID tokens and how to validate them, how to properly manage sessions and different ways of enabling stronger authentication methods.

  • Difference from OAuth
  • Metadata of the OpenID Connect Provider
  • Additional flows: Implicit flow
  • Additional flows: Hybrid flow
  • The nonce parameter
  • Response modes

Course Outline