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08.10.2017

How to safely store passwords using salts and hashing algorithms

In this video, Brenda Sukh talks about how to store passwords using javascript. Brenda briefly explains why certain methods such as storing plaintext passwords, encrypted passwords and even plain hashed passwords are not safe methods to use when storing passwords. Brenda also gives a brief explanation on how hashing algorithms and salts work. Lastly, she dives into why Bcrypt is the preferred hashing algorithm, and gives a brief demo of how to use it in NodeJs.

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