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Handshaking Procedures
  • A dialogue between a user and a computer, a computer and another computer, a program and another program for the purpose of identifying a user and authenticating identity. A sequence of questions and answers is used based on information either previously stored in the computer or supplied to the computer by the initiator of the dialogue. (AR 380-380;; FIPS PUB 39;)
  • A dialogue between a user and a computer, or a program and another program for the purpose of identifying a user and authenticating identity. (NCSC-WA-001-85;)
  • Synonymous with Password Dialogue.