Talk:Authentication

From IDESG Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

Process of confirmation of a claimed identity based on valid credentials.

Notes

The related term identity-proofing is different from authentication. In identity solutions requiring identity-proofing, that function occurs prior to credential issuance. Specifically related to e-authentication

Example: Username/password or public-key cryptography are traditional forms of authentication, as is a conversation with a customer service representative over the phone in which information is exchanged to establish identity.

Sources

NIST 800-63

Status

Taxonomy AHG Consensus


Add a Comment

To add a comment, you will need to be logged on to the wiki. If you are logged on, click the button below to add a comment. The comment will be appended to the Discussion page for disposition by the reviewer. <inputbox> type=comment editintro=Comment_Instructions preload=Comment_Preload buttonlabel=Post a Comment on the Discussion Page default=Talk:Authentication hidden=yes </inputbox>




Quick Links: Terminology | Taxonomy Project Management | Taxonomy AHG Catalog | Taxonomy AHG Glossary |