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Passwords and how to handle them

20 minute intermediate lightning

Description/Proposal

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.