Chapter 6: The ASP.NET Security Framework
An overview of ASP.NET security including the different methods of authentication and authorization, which are discussed in detail in the following chapters.
Chapter 7: Windows Authentication
This chapter explains the reasons for using windows authentication and the methods used to configure it for use with your application.
Chapter 8: .NET Passport
An in depth look at using .NET passport authentication with your application.
Chapter 9: Forms Authentication
This chapter is a complete discussion of the widely used forms authentication method of security including hashing passwords, persisting authentication cookies, and storing credentials in an XML file or database.
Chapter 10: Extending Forms Authentication
Builds on the previous chapter by covering advanced forms authentication topics including web farms, forms authentication without cookies, protecting cookies, protecting files other than web pages, and configuring role-based security.