Videos Tagged with "Authentication"


On Forgotten Passwords and Security

February 03, 2012

What do you do when a user forgets their password? There are a number of different approaches that can be taken. The challenge when allowing a user to self-service is that you could potentially open up a number of avenues for attack...

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Do Not Encrypt Passwords - Why, You Ask?

January 12, 2012

Encrypting passwords is bad. Try hashing them with a little bit of salt on top. Confused about the terminology - maybe i can clear your confusion with the use of a shoe, a box and a pen & paper...

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Passwords: Give Them the Respect They Deserve

December 16, 2011

Passwords are everywhere on the internet. You need them to log onto your banking, emails and a ton of other websites. They are extremely important, yet do we give them the respect they deserve?

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Black Hat USA 2011: Jeff Hudson - CEO - Venafi

August 09, 2011

While encryption was once used almost exclusively to protect information using SSL certificates and symmetric and asymmetric keys to scramble data, now it is also used in authentication mechanisms to confirm the identity of a user or a device, and for digital signing to protect data...

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