authentication

December 18, 2018

MFA and Password Policies for Your Cloud-Native Apps with App ID and Updated Pricing

IBM Cloud App ID is introducing new capabilities to give you the option to strengthen the security of each authentication: multi-factor authentication (MFA) and advanced password policies.

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November 7, 2018

New in App ID: App Identity, Custom Sign-In Methods, and More

With the new capabilities in IBM Cloud App ID, you can now leverage any custom identity provider or sign-in method and authenticate apps in addition to users.

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September 7, 2018

Use App ID to Authenticate Your Users in Your Lite IBM Cloud App

Were excited to announce that IBM Cloud App ID just launched a new Lite plan as part of the IBM Cloud Lite account. As part of the Lite plan, you will be able to try out all of App ID's capabilities.

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August 1, 2018

New in App ID: More Ways to Authenticate Users in Your Apps

New capabilities have recently been launched in IBM Cloud App ID so you can give users more ways to sign up and sign in and enrich user profiles further.

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June 26, 2018

Use your own UI and Flows for User Sign-Up and Sign-in with App ID

With IBM Cloud App ID, you can easily add authentication and authorization to the apps and APIs that you have running on IBM Cloud. App ID lets you add enterprise sign-in, or social sign-in, or you can use the Cloud Directory feature to allow users to sign up directly from your app with an email and password. App ID provides a default sign-up and sign-in widget with out-of-the-box user flows, such as reset password and email verification.

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June 18, 2018

Custom login page for App ID integration

When developing an application that integrates with App ID, the standard hosted login page has a few options to change the colours or logo. In some cases, this isn't enough and direct customisation is necessary. There exists a handy guide for a custom App ID login screen in mobile applications, however for web applications a little more effort is required.

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June 4, 2018

Creating Spring Boot applications with App ID

A typical problem developers face when creating a new app is implementing their own sign-in and identity management mechanism. This can be easily achieved by developers integrating IBM Cloud App ID into their apps. In this post, I will show you step-by-step, how to integrate App ID into a sample Spring Boot application that uses OAuth 2. The integration gives us the possibility to use OIDC to retrieve user information when users log in to the app.

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April 25, 2018

Securing Angular+Node.js Applications using App ID

One of the most common architectures of modern applications is Single Page Applications (SPAs), where a single HTML page interacts with a backend application via JavaScript to dynamically generate its content. In this blog, we look at how a single page application can integrate authentication and authorization via IBM Cloud App ID.

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March 27, 2018

Setting up IBM Cloud App ID with Ping One

Last week we launched our latest IBM Cloud App ID feature, SAML 2.0 Federation. This feature allows you to easily manage user identities in your B2E apps while authenticating the users using existing enterprise flows and certified user repositories.

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