Authentication is the process of verification that an individual or an entity is who it claims to be. Authentication is commonly performed by submitting a user name or ID and one or more items of private information that only a given user should know.
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The OWASP Cheat Sheet Series was created to provide a concise collection of high value information on specific web application security topics. These cheat sheets were created by various application security professionals who have expertise in specific topics.
OWASP stands for The Open Web Application Security Project.
Authentication Cheat Sheet
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