Secure Treatment of Passwords

Secure authentication is essential to keeping your users safe. This means dealing with passwords safely.

Risks

Prevalence
Common
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Exploitability
Moderate
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Impact
Devastating
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If your user accounts get hacked easily, you quickly won’t have any users. Ensuring strong authentication is a mix of pushing your users into good habits, and following them yourself. Attackers are constantly trying to find ways to bypass authentication, so you need to make sure you do not permit any vulnerabilities.