Securing Your Site


  • Platform
  • Evoq Content
  • Evoq Engage


Security for any website is comprised of two major components:

  • Authentication (AuthN). Verifies if the user provides valid login credentials.
  • Authorization (AuthZ). Determines which site content or settings the user has access to. DNN products use role-based authorization to simplify permission management. Administrators assign roles to users based on the user's function, and each role is pre-assigned access to relevant content and settings, based on the typical needs of someone in that role.

DNN provides several default authentication and role providers, and third-party developers can also extend DNN with custom providers.



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