Myths and truths
about passwords in the authentication process
This session goals is to explain the importance that authentication
plays nowadays, the challenges in its implementation/use and a demo of a
solution for rejuvenating and a strengthening one of the most popular
methods of authentication used in the Internet: single factor
authentication based in user/password.
A brief analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of some of the most
popular solutions on the market will be made, followed by quiz game with
the intent of demystifying myths related with passwords within Windows
I shall demo a solution developed by me that makes the "old" password
immune to the two most common attacks, brute force and key loggers,
increasing the security of this type of authentication to levels never
Once the demo is over I will be available to answer questions related
with this presentation.