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  • Authenticate means "[t]o verify the identity of a user, user device, or other entity, or the integrity of data stored, transmitted, or otherwise exposed to unauthorized modification in an IS [information system], or to establish the validity of a transmission."[1]
  • Authenticate means "[t]o confirm the identity of an entity when that identity is presented."[2]

References Edit

  1. CNSSI 4009, at 5.
  2. NIST Special Publication 800-32, at 46.

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