authentication

What is authentication?

authentication definition and meaning on Finance terms:
A security mechanism for verifying: 1) the identity of an individual or other entity (including verification by means of a computer or computer application); and 2) the level of authority of that person or entity (i. e. the ability of that person or entity to perform specific tasks or activities). <

 

reference: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/glossary/html/index.en.html

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