Avenger Penguin

  1. Authorisation vs. Authentication and why we should care

    At some point whilst interacting with many websites or web-based applications and services, users are asked to state and prove who they are. Whether this is to make sure only that user edits their own profile or it is for secure financial transactions, identity, trust and authorisation underpin almost any secure communication. Here, I will break down the basic, distinct components of user identification and show why the distinction between them is important for designing or even using a secure system.


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