The science of cryptography emerged with the basic motive of providing security to the confidential messages transferred from one party to another. Cryptography is defined as the art and science of concealing the message to referse privacy and secrecy as recognized in information security. The plain text is the message which undergoes cryptography.
Join the Conversation The gist of authentication is to provide users with a set of credentials, such as username and password, and to verify that they provide the correct credentials whenever they want access to the application. Hence, we need a way to store these credentials in our database for future comparisons.