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Best practices for password hashing and storage

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (kitten WG)
Author Sam Whited
Last updated 2020-05-19 (Latest revision 2020-05-12)
Replaced by draft-ietf-kitten-password-storage
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This document outlines best practices for handling user passwords and other authenticator secrets in client-server systems making use of SASL.


Sam Whited

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