What Is Authentication?

November 7, 2022

Authentication is the identity-proofing process a user or device undertakes before being granted access to protected resources.

Proof is provided in the form of account credentials, physical secrets, such as NFC cards, and biometrics, such as fingerprints, voice and face recognition, etc.

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