How To Store Passwords Securely in Node.js

Kyle Gawley
Kyle Gawley
Gravity Founder
How To Store Passwords Securely in Node.js

Encrypting passwords before storing them is a BAD idea! Hopefully you're not surprised to hear that.

Many people assume that encrypting the password before storing it is the right approach to building a secure web application. However, encrypting your passwords is a BAD IDEA and will make your application vulnerable.

Even worse, some people simply store the passwords in plain text!

In this tutorial, we’ll look at a simple example of how to securely store passwords using bcyrpt.

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