Authentication

An overview of authentication systems and how to store security information safely.

2 videos  //  29 minutes of training

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Course description

In this course, you’ll review all the components required to secure a system, including entering the passwords, changing passwords, resetting passwords, recovering lost credentials, velocity checking, account lockout and storing passwords and security questions and answers securely.

Course syllabus

Authentication OverviewDuration: 21:01

This video takes a look at strong passwords, password changes, account lockout periods and more.

Storing Passwords SecurelyDuration: 7:43

Explore authentication versus authorization, and how to manage roles and privileges.

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Larry Ricker

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Larry Ricker’s professional experience includes development, system integration, business analysis, testing, design, technical lead, database administration, system administration, consulting, and production and project management.

He’s primarily engaged in team projects for corporations and consulting work in mobile, telephony development, web development, two-factor authentication, security, SOAP and restful web services, voice recognition systems, identity verification, mobile activation and card fulfillment systems.

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