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authenticate

(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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DIGIPASS 780 is a small, hand-held authenticator with a color touchscreen display and PIN protection.
Infineon is one of the first suppliers of security chips and FIDO Ready authenticator reference designs for secured devices, including a Google Security Key compatible USB token and the Infineon OPTIGA TM TPM (Trusted Platform Module) solution.
In a press statement, the Ministry said the new authenticators will be distributed to the different departments as follows; eleven for Legal Authentication Department, nine for Real Estate Registration Department and two for Department of Authentication.
With such popularity, Ruth's signature is often forged, with the authenticator noting a nearly 60 percent rejection rate for all Ruth signatures.
For European companies, the enhancements include the potential to use national ID cards as strong authenticators, eliminating the need to purchase separate devices to implement two-factor authentication to tighten security for system and application logon.
0 allows authenticator vendors to integrate their offerings with any FIDO UAF compliant client and server architecture, helping to create more authenticator choices for consumers and enterprises.
We are delivering on our commitment to make it easier for users to get the benefits of stronger security in the devices they already own, and provide account providers and enterprises with a flexible mechanism to arm their customers with stronger authentication without having to procure and deliver stand-alone authenticators," said Toffer Winslow, vice president of product management and product marketing, Enterprise Solutions at RSA, The Security Division of EMC.
This enormous growth and proliferation gives us a strong opportunity to leverage these devices as authenticators and enable new forms of authentication to our customers to establish identity," said Tom Corn, Chief Strategy Officer, RSA, The Security Division of EMC.
The plusID employs the BCM5890 secure processor from Broadcom([R]), an RSA SecurID Ready for Authenticators partner, to perform trusted cryptographic operations and provide an unequaled level of security for user's sensitive biometric information.
Secure information portal to leverage trio of proven Entrust authenticators for different levels of access
However, these authenticators are not adapted to the diversity of purposes that are offered to users when what they want, is to use the right authenticator with the right terminal (phone, computer, handheld, etcO).
For the delivery of the authenticators to the end-user VASCO and PartyGaming decided to work with Computrad (Europe) Ltd.