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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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New Delhi: Aadhaar will include face recognition alongside iris or fingerprint scan as a means of verifying users, helping those who face issues in biometric authentication or have worn-out fingerprints, the authority in charge of the national identity card system said on Monday.
The face authentication will be enabled by July to help people facing difficulty in biometric authentication due to old age, hardwork or worn-out fingerprints, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said in a statement.
Password-based authentication represents, very often, a solution vulnerable to attacks.
Thus, this paper proposes the implicit authentication, while using observations on user behavior within the application.
To achieve better customer service and other efficiencies, Authentications, which had been in the Bureau of Administration, moved to the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) in October 2012.
The CA Directorate of Passport Services (CA/PPT) drew on its expertise in serving the public to analyze operations and suggest areas of improvement for Authentications' employees and customers.
Shiva Access Manager is a remote access authentication, authorization and accounting solution for Windows NT or UNIX platforms, and supports both RADIUS and TACACS+ protocols for interoperability with leading remote access servers and third-party security solutions.
VASCO's Digipass family of authentication and digital signature devices include the Digipass 100 smart card, Digipass 300, Digipass 500, Digipass 600 for combined physical and network access in one device, Digipass 700 for securing complex financial transactions, and the Digipass 800, a handheld "security portal" that gives any smart card holder strong authentication and digital signature capability, eliminating the need for a separate smart card reader.
Despite the protection of internally stored data using a secure USB flash drive which applies the above methods, there are still security problems related to data leakage to the outside due to such vulnerabilities as the leakage of a transferred password and authentication bypass or the exposure of the encryption/decryption key [2].
The implementation vulnerability case of using the initialization function includes the case of data not being deleted even after the initialization of the management program provided by the company "S" and thus the data being recovered with a data recovery tool in order to access the internally saved data without authentication [7].
In succeeding research, one-time pass word authentication also can be implemented in two other ways: time synchronization and challenge/response.
The fast growth of Internet and e-commerce is driving increased demand for security, and user authentication is one part of it.

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