How to best authenticate with non-Google identities

Paul Ruiz

Developer Programs Engineer


Applications have traditionally called in-app WebViews for authenticating against third party identity providers. This approach leaves users open to security vulnerabilities and limits new, innovative features around authentication. We'll explain the right ways to authenticate your users and work we're doing to improve security and authentication, especially for enterprise users.

Paul is a Developer Programs Engineer on Firebase with a background in Android and IoT development. Outside of work he makes movie props as a hobby, and is a member of a Star Wars costuming charity where he volunteers at events as various movie characters including an Imperial Snowtrooper, X-Wing Pilot, or Tusken Raider.