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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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Facebook is buying a software firm that specialises in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network, Reuters reported.
But still, the Nepali people have to wait at least for six weeks more to see the new government and Oli himself and the Office of President have caused the delay in forming the new government by not authenticating the ordinance in time.
This is possible in part because of the increasingly common practice of (https://blog.varonis.com/introduction-to-oauth/) computer systems authenticating each other  6 so the store's system would recognize you, connect to the credit card company and authorize your purchase all on its own.
It is expected in the future that this innovation will also be able to be applied to other tasks, including authenticating new payments.
Delivering a word, Jreij highlighted the significance of authenticating the historical culture and of keeping always open-minded to the other, hoping that such seminar will be a start for good cooperation between the organization and ministry in favor of developing the strategies of administrative development and ameliorating local economy.
A public relations manager allegedly offered Dh143,000 worth of bribes to an employee at the Ministry of Foreign affairs for authenticating 31 trade invoices and accepting fees lower than the fees charged by the ministry, a court heard.
Gemalto's advanced Sealys MultiApp ID smart cards, in collaboration with LifeMed ID's SecureReg solution, enables Maine's Mid Coast Hospital to safeguard patient medical information by authenticating the identity of the patient to reduce administrative time, cost and paperwork, improving the overall quality of care.
MUMBAI -- Some banks are in discussion to introduce voice biometrics as an option for authenticating phone banking.
GSSC's app gathers information that supports Track and Trace functionality and utility objectives, at the same time as authenticating additional covert security features.
San Diego, CA, June 10, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Tech4Learning has released an update to Wixie that allows organizations to use Google Accounts for authenticating users.
The man, a mathematics teacher with 26 years experience, was taken back to the police station after authenticating his confessions in court.
With a unique identity number assigned to each citizen, establishing and authenticating the identity of any individual will become much easier.

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