Security Corner:
Cooking with Credentials

By Eric Mann

There are many ways to store user credentials for verification on the application side. Only a few of those ways—namely hashing—are considered secure. While an “older” topic, let’s look at how you should store passwords and why it’s vital for every developer to know how to handle sensitive data securely.

This article was originally published in the March 2021 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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