authentication


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to authentication: Authentification

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.

authentication

1. A security measure designed to protect a communications system against acceptance of a fraudulent transmission or simulation by establishing the validity of a transmission, message, or originator.
2. A means of identifying individuals and verifying their eligibility to receive specific categories of information.
3. Evidence by proper signature or seal that a document is genuine and official.
4. In evasion and recovery operations, the process whereby the identity of an evader is confirmed. See also evader; evasion; evasion and recovery; recovery operations; security.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.authentication - a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticityauthentication - a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
2.authentication - validating the authenticity of something or someoneauthentication - validating the authenticity of something or someone
validation, substantiation, proof - the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

authentication

noun
Translations

authentication

[ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃn] Nautentificación f, autenticación f

authentication

[ɔːˌθɛntɪˈkeɪʃən] nauthentification f

authentication

nBestätigung f, → Authentifizierung f (geh); (of signature, document)Beglaubigung f; (of manuscript, work of art)Echtheitserklärung f
References in classic literature ?
In London that night poor Henderson's telegram describing the gradual unscrewing of the shot was judged to be a canard, and his evening paper, after wiring for authentication from him and receiving no reply--the man was killed--decided not to print a special edition.
[5] U M Maurer, "Authentication theory and hypothesis testing," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.
Nok Nok Labs reported on Thursday the launch of a formal biometric authentication partnership to accelerate the FIDO Authentication in Japan through Fujitsu.
Singaporean sensor technology firm RAM Group stated on Wednesday that it has achieved world's first full-body biometric authentication based on a novel quantum-state sensor that exploits quantum mechanical properties.
Many holographic products, whilst containing numerous overt features to enable public authentication, also contain covert and forensic features that can be viewed, for example, using a microscope, loop magnifiers, special films or other devices etc.
Sentegrity, the leader in risk-based behavioral authentication, has partnered with BlackBerry to provide trusted authentication for applications on the BlackBerry Dynamics platform, the company said.
The Out-of-band (OOB) Authentication system is used to provide extra protection against unauthorized access and confirmations, and prevents hacking and fraud.
In her keynote speech, Mayor Duterte-Carpio commended the DFA for the promising breakthrough in opening an authentication facility in Davao and for other initiatives upholding the welfare of Filipinos.
Klarna, a global payments provider, has said that it has launched a global customers authentication platform.
Now, by adopting Fujitsu's Online Biometric Authentication Service for authentication when maintenance workers login to the system from work PCs and smartphones, the convenience of personal identification has increased, strengthening security and improving operational efficiency.
Two-way authentication is used to provide additional security for someone's account.
Numerous authentication protocols have been proposed to overcome the security drawbacks in NFC mobile payment applications [25, 26, 27, 28, 29].

Full browser ?