I am dealing with a system (in development) that uses randomly generated (not user provided), unique, strings to authenticate services that will consuming an API. Right now, these strings are stored ...
I'm developing a web API for a user database that will be used to verify a given username / password combination is valid. I'm just looking for comments / criticism on the following method that I'm ...
Aren't API keys considered usernames and API secrets considered passwords? Why is it that API servers like Amazon Web Services allow you to view your API secret in plain text? It makes me think they ...
I'm currently trying to write a web service for customer and requirement is to use WS Security. On their server side, they have passwords stored as SHA-1(salt+password). According to WSS spec, ...