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Re: Learning more about authentication and passwords

  • From: Dave Israel
  • Date: Tue Jul 29 09:39:45 2003

On 7/29/2003 at 04:37:01 -0400, Sean Donelan said:
> If you would like to learn more about the strengths and weaknesses
> of various authentication methods, I highly recommend the book
> Authentication: From Passwords to Public Keys
> by Richard E. Smith ISBN: 0201615991

I'll add:

Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World
by Charlie Kaufman, Radia Perlman, Mike Speciner, Charles Kaufman 
Prentice Hall PTR
ISBN: 0130460192 

I have not read the 2nd Edition, but the 1st was excellent.

Dave Israel
Director, Data Engineering
Allegiance Telecom