Bank: Authentication update to stronger standards

I’ve been doing a lot of reading on cryptography lately. Some of my goals require a deep knowledge of encryption and how to implement successfully, so diving in now is an ideal time. One of the first updates I decided to do, in order to strengthen the banking project, was to update the password storage. I took a lead from the OWASP guidelines: Use a unique salt per password Have a sane, long minimum for password length Use an expensive cryptography function for hash calculation Argon2 At the top of the list of recommended hashing functions was Argon2. »

Bank authentication - a better workflow

There is a lot to be fixed in the banking industry. In dealing with retail banks, consumers continue to have a multitude of bad experiences for a vast array of tasks. These tasks can be anything from the mundane to the complex, but they all stem from a similar issue. Banking is a massive industry, and most modern banks are several decades old at least. With the pace of current technological growth, consumers’ expectations are not being met. »