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authenticity

The correct attribution of origin such as the authorship of an email message or the correct description of information such as a data field that is properly named. Authenticity is one of the six fundamental components of information security (see Parkerian Hexad).

authenticity

see DASEIN.
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There's no doubt about the authenticity, for the name and the date, 1647, are on the back of the canvas.
From out of the meagerness of our censored histories we learned that for fifteen years after the cessation of diplomatic relations between the United States of North America and the belligerent nations of the Old World, news of more or less doubtful authenticity filtered, from time to time, into the Western Hemisphere from the Eastern.
Friendly negotiations, which have only just now terminated, have been proceeding since this instrument came into our hands, and, as there is no doubt of its authenticity, and the witnesses have been discovered (after some trouble), the money has been refunded.
As observed by the Fynes, his uneasy appearance on leaving the house arose from the fact that his first trouble having been caused by a cheque of doubtful authenticity, the possession of a document of the sort made him unreasonably uncomfortable till this one was safely cashed.
It will be seen, likewise, that this Custom-House sketch has a certain propriety, of a kind always recognised in literature, as explaining how a large portion of the following pages came into my possession, and as offering proofs of the authenticity of a narrative therein contained.
What I contend for is the authenticity of the outline.
One thing I may tell you, for certain," concluded Ptitsin, addressing the prince, "that there is no question about the authenticity of this matter.
He distrusts the authenticity of the Ghost and wishes to make sure that it is not (literally) a device of the devil before obeying it.
When brands tap influencers who are not actual users of the product, the credibility of both the influencer and the the brand are affected, having lost authenticity in the process.
The significance of signatures for the assessment of the authenticity of paintings
Authenticity in Contemporary Theatre and Performance: Make It Real
Authenticity is a concept that can have a multitude of meanings in relation to media, all presenting us with different kinds of problems, all somehow interrelated: the (in)authenticity of intentions, sources, messages and documents as well as the (in)authenticity of our perception of the world through the media.