Implementing a secure client/server application

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There is an increasing rise in attacks and security breaches on computer systems. Particularly vulnerable are systems that exchange user names and passwords directly across a network without encryption. These kinds of systems include many commercial-off-the-shelf client/server applications. A secure technique for authenticating computer users and transmitting passwords through the use of a trusted {open_quotes}broker{close_quotes} and public/private keys is described in this paper.

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Kissinger, B.A. August 1, 1994.

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There is an increasing rise in attacks and security breaches on computer systems. Particularly vulnerable are systems that exchange user names and passwords directly across a network without encryption. These kinds of systems include many commercial-off-the-shelf client/server applications. A secure technique for authenticating computer users and transmitting passwords through the use of a trusted {open_quotes}broker{close_quotes} and public/private keys is described in this paper.

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6 p.

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OSTI as DE95015803

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  • 11. office information technology conference, Chicago, IL (United States), 23-25 Aug 1994

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  • Other: DE95015803
  • Report No.: PNL-SA--24744
  • Report No.: CONF-940873--5
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102395
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620020

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Kissinger, B.A. Implementing a secure client/server application, article, August 1, 1994; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620020/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.