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Authentication
  • A means of identifying individuals and verifying their eligibility to receive specific categories of information. (AFR 205-16)
  • The act of identifying or verifying the eligibility of a station, originator, or individual to access information. This measure is designed to provide protection against fraudulent transmissions by establishing the validity of a transmission, message, station, or originator. (AR 380-380)
  • A positive identification, with a degree of certainty sufficient for permitting certain rights or privileges to the person or thing positively identified. (DCID 1/1 6; DCID 1/1 6, Sup. )
  • The act of verifying the claimed identity of an individual, station or originator. (DOE 5637. 1)
  • The act of identifying or verifying the eligibility of a station, originator, or individual to access specific categories of information. b. A measure designed to provide protection against fraudulent transmissions by establishing the validity of a transmission, message, station, or originator. (FIPS PUB 39)
  • Measures designed to provide protection against fraudulent transmission and imitative communications deception by establishing the validity of transmission, message, station, or individual. (NCSC-9)