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Laravel: Configure, Validate, Authenticate and Authorize
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Laravel: Configure, Validate, Authenticate and Authorize

This course is part of Secure Coding in Laravel Specialization

Taught in English

Aaron Saray

Instructor: Aaron Saray

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

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2 hours (approximately)
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There are 5 modules in this course

To get started, we will examine what prerequisites you need to get the most out of this learning path. We’ll discuss the different ways to install the Laravel framework and focus on the most secure choice. We also will talk about the security concerns of using third-party packages. The course will introduce some tips on how to audit your application after a third-party package is installed. Finally, we'll share resources to stay up-to-date with Laravel.

What's included

5 videos1 reading

Securing configuration and secrets is one of the most important parts of your Laravel app. This course will focus on using the configuration system properly, securing environment secrets and ways to force SSL for your Laravel app. In addition, log filtering and exception handling systems are constructed to reduce the chance of leaking sensitive information.

What's included

5 videos

Validation is necessary to secure input from both users and third-parties. In this course, we’ll discuss what things to validate, why to validate them and how to use Laravel’s built-in rules to get the most secure validation configuration. We'll examine using form requests to validate for controllers, as well as using inline-validation for commands. Finally, custom validation is also built and dissected.

What's included

7 videos

Authentication is the first half of securing user access to your Laravel application. In this course, we’ll cover how to authenticate users in Laravel and the reasons why. We’ll discuss and examine the built-in Laravel authentication kits and explain which kit is best for which use case. Even if you have unique authentication requirements, Laravel’s authentication system can be used and we’ll show how with a custom authentication provider.

What's included

4 videos

Authorization is the second half of securing user access to your Laravel application. In this course, we’ll discuss the different built-in options Laravel has to provide authorization. Gates, a simpler solution, will be compared to the more advanced policy system. Extending the authorization system with roles and permissions with a third-party package is also demonstrated. Finally, best practices of using authorization will be presented, including making sure not to fall into some common traps.

What's included

4 videos1 quiz

Instructor

Aaron Saray
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