Forgot Password Cheat Sheet

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Introduction

This article provides a simple model to follow when implementing a "forgot password" web application feature.


Steps

1) Gather Identity Data

2) Verify Security Questions

3) Send a Token Over a Side-Channel

4) Allow user to change password

Related Articles

Fishnet Security - Secure Forgot Password

OWASP Cheat Sheets Project Homepage


Authors and Primary Editors

David Furgeson - David.Ferguson[at]fishnetsecurity.com Jim Manico - jim[at]owasp.org