authentication authentication  /ɔ ˌθɛn tə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity
  2. (n) validating the authenticity of something or someone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. You'll then be sent to an authentication page for the bureau you select, in which you'll be asked more questions-- about recent transactions and the size of outstanding loans.
  2. Upson says keystroke authentication's accuracy could soon be applied to verify any Web-based data, like electronic medical records or tax filings.
  3. The Baucus amendment is better in that it does require proper authentication of those who avail themselves of it.

News

  1. Microsoft integrates two-factor authentication into Active Directory to protect cloud

    Microsoft is upping the security on Azure with Active Authentication, a new service now in preview which allows enterprises to secure access to hosted applications such as Office 365 with two-factor authentication. Active Authentication enables two-factor authentication for users stored on the Azure-based version Active Directory, and helps secure access to Office 365, Windows Azure, Windows ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: InfoWorld

  2. Microsoft protects cloud with directory-integrated two-factor authentication

    Microsoft is upping the security on Azure with Active Authentication, a new service now in preview which allows enterprises to secure access to hosted applications such as Office 365 with two-factor authentication. Active Authentication enables two-factor authentication for users stored on the Azure-based version Active Directory, and helps secure access to Office 365, Windows Azure, Windows ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PC World

  3. Microsoft beefs up Windows Azure with two-factor authentication

    In an effort to beef up the security of its cloud platform, late-yesterday, Microsoft introduced two-step authentication for Windows Azure. The new feature is available through a service called Active Authentication and, according to the software giant, is mostly aimed at enterprises. "Companies can enable multi-factor authentication for Windows Azure Active Directory identities to help secure ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: BetaNews

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Quotes

  1. "Mr Turnbull and the Liberals have been boasting for a long time now that they are in possession of this information. Well the time has come to produce this information to the parliament for authentication," Mr Rudd said after attending a church...
    on Jun 21, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Times Online

  2. "With the enhancements that banks have deployed in terms of authentication security on their online banking sites, phishing attacks are becoming less and less effective, and attacks of the 'Man in the Browser' type are set to increase," says...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Mikko Hypponen Source: Kauppalehti (press release)

  3. "It's shameful that anyone can come up with allegations without any proof and that the media relay it without authentication -- Younus is an honourable man, so he has resigned," said Latif.
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Rashid Latif Source: AFP

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