Category: CommunityCommunity tagged "authentication"

Authentication factors are often categorized as something you know, something you have, and something you are. Passwords are the obvious example of something a user knows. In an ideal world, passwords would be something only the user knows, but because password databases are wont to leak, and because users can’t be relied on to choose […]

Jan 19, 2016, 10:41 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

We all know that passwords aren’t a good authentication strategy. We use them because they’re what we know, they’re convenient, and they require next to no setup and management. But, one would think system administrators and Linux experts would understand the limitations of passwords and at least choose long and random passwords. If the recent […]

authentication.SSHSystem Administration
Oct 16, 2015, 9:41 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments


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