Proof of Work as an Additional Factor of Authentication
Date: August 2014
Publication: Passwords14 Las Vegas
Source 1: https://github.com/jaegerindustries/passwords14/blob/master/ProofOfWorkAsAnAuthenticationFactor.pdf
Abstract or Summary:
To safely store passwords, hash stretching algorithms are a must. This create an imbalance where authentication is computationally heavy on one side. We propose adding a proof of work as an authentication factor to restore equilibrium.
PasswordResearch.com Note: Project page: https://github.com/jaegerindustries/passwords14 Video of presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbKvQTzg6ZE (Audio is absent from the first half of the video.)
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