OAuth and OpenID Connect

OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC 1.0) are different but highly related protocols and they are often confused. When we talk about IAM (identity and access management), we should first distinguish between Authentication (AuthN) and Authorization (AuthZ): AutheNtication (AuthN, aka Identity Management) is about validating user’s identity by verifying that the user trying to connect … Read moreOAuth and OpenID Connect