graded authentication

graded authentication

An authentication procedure that determines access not only by username and password, but by the available security protocols users have in their software when logging into the network.
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This will enable organisations to set up a graded authentication which will let different levels of authorisation be granted to individual employees.
In that spirit, Secure Computing's SafeWord addsan advanced level of user authentication to complement the strong, graded authentication capabilities of Novell Modular Authentication Service, delivering flexible, secure access control to e-business enterprises.