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Manage passwords in cache

Requirement#

Applications that authenticate offline must only store one password in the authentication cache.

References#

  • OWASP Top 10 A2:2017-Broken Authentication: Application functions related to authentication and session management are often implemented incorrectly, allowing attackers to compromise passwords, keys, or session tokens, or to exploit other implementation flaws to assume other users' identities temporarily or permanently.

  • PCI DSS v3.2.1 - Requirement 6.5.10: Address common coding vulnerabilities in software-development processes such as broken authentication and session management.