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JWTs, a supplement to BasicAuth

How to use JWTs with BasicAuth.

Tobias Wink

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Most REST APIs support BasicAuth when they require authentication and manage user data themselves. When choosing the function to protect stored passwords, it is important to find the right balance between user convenience and attacker protection. On the one hand, you want to keep adversaries at bay for as long as possible, but on the other hand, you also want to give users the shortest possible response times. All adaptive password hashing methods recommended by OWASP therefore offer the option…

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