Saturday, October 6, 2007
Authentication is the assurance that the coming entity is the one that is claims to be.
- Peer entity authentication used in association with a logical connection to provide confidence in the identity of the entities connected.
- Data origin authentication, in a connection less transfer, provide assurance that the source of received data is as claimed.
Thanks for defining the meaning of authentication. While choosing a security tool or software one should ensure that it do provides this features.Post a Comment
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