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(1) To verify (guarantee) the identity of a person or company. To ensure that the individual or organization is really who it says it is. See authentication, digital certificate and CAPTCHA.

(2) To verify (guarantee) that data has not been altered. See message integrity and data integrity.
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Nasdaq:CORI), the top provider of anti-fraud, online banking and online payments solutions to the financial services industry, today announced results of new performance and scalability tests for its enterprise authentication security product, Corillian Intelligent Authentication(TM).
Customers using Corillian Intelligent Authentication have reported successful blocks of fraudulent users attempting to access online accounts with stolen credentials, and the application is rolling out smoothly, meeting and exceeding the acceptance requirements of the financial institutions and their online banking users.
The hybrid token combines the full functionality of a smartcard based USB authentication token with one-time password technology.
The OTP functionality can be used for strong authentication to network resources when a USB port is not available.
The fast growth of Internet and e-commerce is driving increased demand for security, and user authentication is one part of it.
Alcatel's Authentication Services implementation allows switch ports to be defined as authentication ports.
this week began shipping Steel-Belted Radius for NetWare, a new product based on the Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) standard, and announced a Windows NT version that will ship within 30 days.
What I like best about Steel-Belted Radius is that its designed to do one thing manage the authentication of remote users and it does it very well.
He adds, "Token authentication systems are the first line of defense against modem-equipped marauders intent on dialing into the corporate net.
is the world's premier developer and manufacturer of authentication token systems that operate in either challenge-response asynchronous mode or event/time synchronous authentication mode (with a time variable option).
Global Authentication is a consumer protection provider of value-added services to dealers and collectors of sports, entertainment and historical memorabilia.