Improved Password Based Solution For Authentication And Authorization
The basic principle behind the idea is that the end point requesting verification starts with generating a humanly readable challenge, which is presented to the user. The user then forwards this challenge to the password manager running in a secure domain, which combines it with the password from the database, inputs the combined data to a non-reversible function, transforms the result into a humanly readable string, and returns it to the user. The user then returns this string to the verifying end point as the response to the challenge, which compares it to the string that itself has computed following the same procedures. If the two strings match, then this is proof that the user is in possession of the permanent password.
Publication Date14 May 2014
Tagssecurity password protected database trusted platform module
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