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Securing Communication Between the Client and Server

When implementing authentication in your websites or web apps, you'll always want to secure your over-the-wire communications using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or TLS (Transport Layer Security).

If you don't secure your over-the-wire communications, anyone snooping traffic between your clients and server(s) could capture your user's information and use it to hack into their accounts. For exam...