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Authentication

Authentication

Authentication is the process of verifying the identity of a person or device. It is a security measure that is used to confirm that a user or device is who or what it claims to be. Authentication typically involves verifying the person's or device's credentials, such as a username and password, a security token, or a biometric scan.

 

There are different types of authentication methods, including:

  • Something you know: This could be a password, PIN, or a secret answer to a security question.
  • Something you have: This could be a security token, such as a mobile phone or hardware token that generates a one-time password.
  • Something you are: This could be a biometric characteristic, such as a fingerprint, facial recognition, or iris scan.

 

The level of authentication needed depends on the sensitivity of the information being accessed and the potential impact of unauthorized access.

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