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Password Storage Sucks! How to Properly Secure Your Users Passwords

A talk by nerdybeardo at GR DevDay

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March 22, 2014 10:35 AM

Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Calvin College, 1740 Knollcrest, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

With the recent breach at Adobe and other high profile tech firms of their users’ passwords its important developers are aware of how to properly secure their users passwords and other PII data. This presentation is about password security mechanisms for web and mobile applications. A discussion on how to properly store passwords, the proper use of cryptography and hashing, and setting up proper password policies for your application. The goal is to ensure developers have the knowledge and knowhow to develop secure authentication and minimize loss in the case a data breach occurs. Code for this talk will be in C# and Pseudocode however the principles can be applied to any programming language.

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