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Amazon Cognito: Authentication and Authorization for your web and mobile apps

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Web applications usually allow a valid username and password combination for successful sign in to an application. Modern authentication flows incorporate more approaches to ensure user authentication. When using AWS, this is no exception, thanks to the abilities and features offered by AWS Cognito. Amazon Cognito service is designed to provide APIs and infrastructure for key features in user management space such as authentication, authorization, and managing user repository with different operations for your web and mobile apps.  In this post, AWS Cognito features and components are explained to help you understand how it operates.