Tumblr and Google are now using two page login processes where you first enter your username or email and then are sent to a second page to enter your password. What's the reason/logic behind this switch from the standard two item form?
How to record something digitally in a way that verifies it has not been 'shopped [more inside]
Two prominent, famous or 'important' people talk on the telephone. How does either the caller or recipient know they're actually speaking to the real person ? [more inside]
I just had a bunch of RSA tokens land in my lap. What's required on the other end of an RSA authentication scheme, and what's a good resource for learning what's necessary to implement it? [more inside]
I have noticed that there seems to be a split between some banks/financial institutions who maintain complex security around their on-line account access and others who seem to have actively migrated towards a much simpler approach. Is there any evidence that the "simple" approach is either more or less secure than the "complex" one? [more inside]
I'm trying to get my head around some Microsoft Access security issues, and could use some help. [more inside]
How come if I search for this page and click on the Google link I get to the page, but if I copy the link that Google gives me and try to access it directly, I'm taken to a login page? [more inside]
Why are many financial institutions moving to a two-step login process, where you enter your username on one page and then your password on the next? For instance, Vanguard and ING. Their rationale is just that it's "more secure", but that's not much of a reason.
I’m working on a PHP/MySQL app and would like to ensure my security is up to scratch – need tips on authentication, globals and input sanitization. [more inside]
I'd like to get a handle on computer security. Where should I start? I'd like to stress that I am NOT talking about spyware and viruses here, but the more interesting things like authentication and authorization. [more inside]