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Set a password regeneration mechanism

Requirement#

The system must provide a secure mechanism to regenerate a user's password.

Description#

Passwords are identity assertion elements that can be easily lost or forgotten. Additionally, they can be leaked as a result of a user's actions or a breach in the system. Thus, systems should have a secure mechanism that allows users to generate a new password in either of these scenarios. Furthermore, none of these mechanisms should send a recovery secret in plain text nor should they reveal the current password.

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