Identity Heft

With hacking, data security, and privacy as huge issues in the press, we discuss how we approach identity management on both products and across our teams.

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  • Often auth systems are stuck in a bad place because nobody wants to make major changes to the user auth workflow
  • When you're an admin on so many services, you have a higher level of responsibility to be secure-minded with all of your credentials

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