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The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success
This article explores the possibilities for the Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent

board certified definition  adaptation. Get Sun On Board To attract the audiences interested in using SRP to authenticate users at the application level, it is important to get Sun Microsystems involved in the effort. A standard Java API for SRP authentication should be proposed. Hopefully it will quickly be accepted and incorporated into the Java Security package, making it easier for application developers to use SRP authentication mechanism in their applications. Summary For success, SRP authentication must meet two basic

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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