Passwords can be a big security and manageability headache for enterprise IT administrators. Because passwords are cached on computer hard drives and stored on servers, they are susceptible to cracking.

In the June 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Dan Griffin explains why one-time passwords (OTP) are an excellent alternative to standard passwords and walks you through a sample standards-based OTP solution.

Be sure to check out the sample code in our online code library.