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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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The appliance should protect all keys by digitally encrypting the rule keys, encrypting and authenticating the system policy, and authenticating administrative access.
Currently there are many technological options but no standard method of authenticating the participants in an electronic transaction.
The first phase he calls the "eclectic phase," in which the evidence for authenticating the narrative is appended to the tale, and comes from outside the tale itself.

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