Authentication Roadmap

Note: Not all questions may match a certain category on the roadmap.

Authentication Mechanisms
Social logins
Two-factor authentication (2FA)
Multi-factor authentication (MFA)
Session management and cookies
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Users, roles, permissions
Access control models (ACLs, RBAC)
Authorization best practices
Identity federation
Understanding OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect
Kerberos and LDAP for enterprise authentication
SAML for web-based single sign-on
JSON Web Tokens (JWT) for stateless authentication
Security Considerations
Vulnerabilities and exploits (SQL injection, brute force attacks, password spraying, phishing)
Password management best practices
Secure session handling
CSRF protection
Rate limiting and account lockouts for security purposes
Best practices for secure user auth
Legal/compliance (GDPR)
Advanced Authentication Techniques
Biometric authentication (fingerprint, facial recognition)
Passwordless authentication (magic links, push notifications)
Adaptive authentication
Risk-based authentication
Certificate-based authentication
Smart card and hardware token auth
Real-world Auth Implementations
Firebase Auth
AWS Cognito
Supabase Auth