Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Multi-factor authentication, part of Foundations of Programming: Web Security.
- Multi-factor Authentication…is a growing trend of many of the Internet's…most popular websites.…Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter,…and many other sites offer this feature.…Even though they may call it by a different name.…It may soon become a standard and a best practice.…Multi-factor Authentication requires two…or more factors to gain access.…The username and the password would be one factor,…or one way to prove that you're authorized.…To further increase security,…Multi-factor Authentication requires you to provide…one other factor as well.…
These authentication factors…are categorized into three areas.…Something only the user knows,…something only the user has,…and something only the user is.…Remember those three keywords,…knows, has, and is.…Multi-factor Authentication would require at least…two factors and they should be from different categories.…A classic example of two factor authentication,…would be a bank's ATM card.…To access your money,…you must possess the actual plastic card,…that's something only the user has,…
This course is great for developers who want to secure their client's websites, and for anyone else who wants to learn more about web security.
- Why security matters
- What is a hacker?
- How to write a security policy
- Cross-site scripting (XSS)
- Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
- SQL injection
- Session hijacking and fixation
- Passwords and encryption
- Secure credit card payments
Skill Level Beginner
1. Security Overview
2. General Security Principles
3. Filtering Input, Controlling Output
4. The Most Common Attacks
5. Encryption and User Authentication
6. Other Areas of Concern
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