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Cookie Based vs Token Based Authentication


There are basically two different ways of implementing server side authentication for apps with a frontend and an API:


SingLock Protects Your Valuables from Shy People

Two Cornell students have designed their own multi-factor authentication system. This system uses a PIN combined with a form of voice recognition to authenticate a user. 170 more words

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EIGRP Authentication and Timers

EIGRP Authentication and Timers
Learning Objectives:
* Review basic configuration of EIGRP
* Configure and verify EIGRP authentication parameters
* Configure EIGRP hello interval and hold time… 1,107 more words


Getting failed authentication during execution of IO

Hi, I am trying to execute an Integration Object through a URL call. According to the documentation the URL should take the form: http://localhost:8001/html/en/default/rest/Integration?user=username&pass=password&ioName=Geocode+Address

This is taken from the Connector User Guide, where Geocode Address would be the name of the Integration Object. 133 more words


The pitfalls of 2 factor authentication

TL;DR: Don’t leave home without backup codes.

My cellphone is dead. It is stuck in a crashing boot loop. Factory reseting the phone hasn’t helped. It might be salvageable by flashing the ROM, but that’s not easy to accomplish while traveling (I did attempt it at an Internet cafe- epic fail). 190 more words


Mastercard Launching Contactless Fingerprint Sensing Card

In what is a huge step for providing security to all types of payment transactions, Mastercard has partnered with Zwipe to launch the first ever contact-less integrated fingerprint sensor on a payment card. 464 more words