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au·then·ti·cate

 (ô-thĕn′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. au·then·ti·cat·ed, au·then·ti·cat·ing, au·then·ti·cates
To establish the authenticity of; prove genuine: a specialist who authenticated the antique samovar. See Synonyms at confirm.

au·then′ti·ca′tion n.
au·then′ti·ca′tor n.

authenticator

A symbol or group of symbols, or a series of bits, selected or derived in a prearranged manner and usually inserted at a predetermined point within a message or transmission for the purpose of attesting to the validity of the message or transmission.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.authenticator - one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validityauthenticator - one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
critic - anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
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DIGIPASS 780 is a small, hand-held authenticator with a color touchscreen display and PIN protection.
Infineon is one of the first suppliers of security chips and FIDO Ready authenticator reference designs for secured devices, including a Google Security Key compatible USB token and the Infineon OPTIGA TM TPM (Trusted Platform Module) solution.
With such popularity, Ruth's signature is often forged, with the authenticator noting a nearly 60 percent rejection rate for all Ruth signatures.
topicalized) apodosis, but rather as its authenticator, standing syntactically separate from the oath's protasis (and gapped apodosis).
com)-- Soprano Design, the world's leading provider of enterprise messaging solutions for mobile network operators (MNOs), has announced the launch of SOPRANO Authenticator 2.
Security solutions provider RSA announced on Wednesday the availability of the RSA SecurID Software Token for iPhone Devices that enables an iPhone to be used as an RSA SecurID authenticator.
Used in conjunction with RSA[R] Authentication Manager software, an RSA SecurID authenticator is engineered to function like an ATM card for a company network, requiring users to identify themselves with two unique factors--something they know (a password or PIN), and something they have (such as an RSA SecurID hardware authenticator in the form of a token)--before they are granted access to secure business information.
MobileGov, based in Sophia Antipolis in southern France, is about to move into an office in Charlotte Square, Newcastle, after signing distribution agreements for its mobile device authenticator product.
This helps to automate manual processes for setting up user profiles for RSA SecurID authenticators, such as hardware tokens enabling it to provide the self-service automation of assigning the authenticator to an individual.
When the intruder then tries to access the local computer system using the captured authenticator and identifier, the system recognizes that the authenticator file has been compromised and takes a number of steps to protect the environment including stopping the intrusion, sending alerts and other actions as mandated by the security administrator.
Intervoice recently announced that its Omvia Authenticator now provides customers with leading-edge voice authentication technology to increase the security of their voice applications and foster more trusted relationships with their own customers.
Used in conjunction with RSA Authentication Manager software, an RSA SecurID authenticator functions like an ATM card for a company network, requiring users to identify themselves with two unique factors--something they know (a password or PIN), and something they have (in this case, an RSA SecurID key fob token)--before they are granted access to secure business information.