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Passwords and how to handle them

20 minute intermediate lightning


Like it or not, passwords form an essential part of nearly all user authentication systems, yet so many companies make basic mistakes when handling them. Often a password forms the only means of security for a user's account on multiple different websites so we all have a responsibility to handle this data properly.

During this talk I will go over some of the common mistakes people make surrounding password policies and elaborate on the golden rules for storing them securely.