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HTTP signature schemes provide integrity and authenticity on the application layer. Using them increase security but also incurs complexity.
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Lots of modern web application utilize bearer tokens. They are ideal for backend integration, but can also be used on the frontend.
Cookies are the de-facto authentication between browser and server. For a good reason, they can provide full-blown session management with low complexity.
HTTP Digest Authentication was designed to completely replace Basic Auth. It provides increased security at the cost of significant complexity...