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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.


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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Twitter announced in a blogpost that it now supports third-party apps like Authy and Google Authenticator for the login verification feature (two-factor authentication) instead of SMS, which is set as the default option.
turns the mobile device into an authenticator by using public key infrastructure
com/enterprisemobility/2017/04/18/no-password-phone-sign-in-for-microsoft-accounts/) Microsoft Authenticator app is basically two-factor authentication without the first factor.
Authenticator: The Clavister Authenticator is a mobile app that works on Apple and Android phones.
NASDAQ: VDSI) has introduced the DIGIPASS 770 authenticator with Cronto-based visual authentication and transaction signing capabilities, the company said.
You can supply your cellphone number and get sent a text with a code, or you can use an app called Google Authenticator on your phone that will generate a time-based code.
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.
The range includes authenticator holograms that can be easily tested as genuine by a consumer, temperature and staleness indicators and a water detector to prevent fraudulent warranty claims for electrical or electronic goods.
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.

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