How Do I Actually Protect My Web Application With OAuth2? - Part One

So you want to use OAuth2? You’ve heard all about this widely-used security protocol and want to use it to secure your application. You think “How do I protect my application with oauth2?” So you google “oauth2 tutorials ” and are met with a bunch of results, some of which look like what you’re after and some not so much. What gives? Welp, in some cases, “oauth2” is a way to defer user login on their own apps to some other service. Continue reading