Secure Authentication on the Internet

by Roger Meyer Sept. 1, 2017 via SANS Institute

This paper covers current Internet authentication mechanisms and possible attacks. It helps the reader to understand todays issues with authentication mechanisms. To understand the attack vectors, one has to know the current attack trends. Authentication systems can be classified according to their resistance against common attacks. Ten different authentication systems will be introduced and classified accordingly.

https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/securecode/secure-authentication-internet-2084