authentication

Definitions

Banking

  • noun an action of checking that something is true, such as an instruction sent to a bank by email
  • noun a method of proving the identity of a person or company

Electronics

Information & Library Science

  • noun a security measure using data encryption that identifies the user and verifies that the message was not tampered with

Law

  • noun the act of verifying that something is true or correct

Military

  • noun a radio procedure (usually involving a code), designed to establish whether a radio message or radio user is genuine
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