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Using a Digital Certificate as a Secure Password Manager

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Publication Date: 2016-Oct-04
Document File: 3 page(s) / 61K

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Hoang Nguyen: INVENTOR

Abstract

This solution describes securely storing multiple usernames/passwords inside a digital certificate.

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Using a Digital Certificate as a Secure Password Manager

Hoang Nguyen

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

This solution describes securely storing multiple usernames/passwords inside a digital certificate.

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Using a Digital Certificate as a Secure Password Manager

Problem Statement

For most users, it is difficult to remember all online usernames/passwords without a proper tool or a cheat sheet.

Solution Description

This solution proposes a safe and simple tool to store all passwor...