Future Internet PPP Use Case Project

Future Internet PPP

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"(law) The act of certifying that a written document is genuine, credible, and reliable. An authentication is performed by an authorized person who attests that the document is in proper legal form and is executed by a person itentified as having authority to do so. In many countries, persons authorized to authentivate documents include consulate officials, notaries oublic, and judicial officers.
(computers) To verify the identity of a user, device or other entity in a computer system. Authentication is typically a prerequisite to access ressources in a system."

Hinkelmann, E.G. 2008. Dictionary of International Trade 8th Edition. California, USA: World Trade Press

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