Secure Yet Simple Authentication System for Mobile Applications

Shared Secret Based Hash Authentication

Before I explain this, let me first define what authentication actually is, and more importantly, what it’s not. Authentication is when a user proves his identity. In other words, Authentication proves that you are what you say you are. It can be considered as an identification card – an item given by a trusted authority that the requester can use as evidence to prove his identity. Authentication doesn’t mean to prove a right to access something rather it is just about recognizing a user. Continue Reading »