Read all about Secret Sharing, the algorithm behind Octopus Authenticator tools, on the Octopusblog.

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Circumventing The Single Point of Failure – Goals in Authentication

Securing our online communications has always been an ongoing task, one that has to stay in-synch with our ever-expanding communication technology. For years, the basis of this security has been Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) cryptography, now in its more updated version of Transport Layer Security (TLS). These protocols work by generating keys for every connection made between parties (say, your internet [...]

  • authorization vs authentication

What’s the difference between authentication and authorization?

In order to protect sensitive data and operations from unwanted access by intruders and malicious actors, developers integrated authentication and authorization features into their applications. Whether you’re running a banking app, a social media website or a blogging platform, these are the two key functionalities that will seal your application against security incidents. While the two terms are often used interchangeably, [...]