Two Factor Authentication and You w/ Chris Stone

Everyone has at least one password, but that's not enough anymore. When is that not enough? Passwords get out of your hands all the time. You know your password, but what about using something you have in addition to what you know. Let's look at how you can leverage your mobile device for added security, and implement it in your projects. This talk will cover how two factor auth works, how to use it and the ins and outs of rolling your own solution using Time-based One-time Password (TOTP) (and the Google Authenticator app) or a third party service and the pitfalls of both. AWS, Mailchimp, Dropbox and Facebook integrate two factor authentication and you can too! There's no reason not to use it!

Chris Stone is the cofounder and president of Baltimore area web firm E-Moxie. Over the last 15 years, Chris has developed and managed small to large scale PHP applications and the systems they run on. He is an expert in PHP and numerous other internet related technologies. His current focus is introducing new technology solutions for small to medium sized businesses. In his spare time, he organizes Baltimore PHP. He also founded Baltimore Mobile and Baltimore API to help bring the Baltimore development community together. You can find him at numerous meetups, on a bicycle, or teaching his son the ways of the world.  He's on twitter @cmstone

Agenda 

6:30 - 7:00 - Food and socializing! 
7:00 - 8:00 - Two Factor Authentication and You w/ Chris Stone
8:00 - 8:30 - Wrap-Up, Questions 
8:30 - ???? - "After Meetup"

We normally head out to a local spot for drinks/food afterwards.  It's a new area for us so suggestions on great local spots are welcome.

If you have any special food or drink requests/requirements, please feel to reach out to either Tim or myself and we'll try and accommodate you as best as we can.

Sponsors 

E-Moxie - Meetup, organization, and food 
Mind Over Machines - Venue!


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  • Jack S.

    I'm trying to make it to this as I'm really interested. If not I'd like to see if I could follow up with the speakers... Possible?

    April 16

  • Angelique

    Sorry to have to change my RSVP last minute. Rush job at work is keeping me tied to my laptop.

    April 16

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