Multi Factor Authentication

Multi factor authentication has become ubiquitous in web applications. If you work in financial services it’s even a legal requirement in some states. For most of us working professionals I believe we all agree enhanced security for our customers is a good thing. While we have already tackled broader approaches, such as encryption and server hardening, we also want to cover more fine grained approaches that affect an individual’s experience.… Read more

Encryption

First and foremost, I am not an encryption expert. I’ll tell you right off the bat that the solution provided before is not the best to use in a production environment. This is because the encryption password is stored in the application.properties file. If someone gets access to the box and they can read the file, they can decrypt our data.… Read more