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October 10 -12 - Vancouver, BC
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Wednesday, October 10 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Passwords Are Dead, Long Live Passwords! - Alejandro Oviedo

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Passwords have been used as the main method of authentication since the WWW was born. Their biggest flaw is that their effectiveness depends on their entropy, and humans are a bad source of entropy. Progress has been made at this time as multiple factors for authentication are now more and more common. This talk is about the Web Authentication API that is being worked on, how it fits in the current ecosystem of web apps and why it's important for users.

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Alejandro Oviedo

Technical Lead
Alejandro is a developer who loves learning new things. He is passionate about education, electronics, Open Source, and community-driven events.



Wednesday October 10, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am
West Ballroom B