Authentication is commonly understood as the act of asserting a user's or entity's identity, although in the wider sense it can refer to asserting the truthfulness of any kind of claim. Authentication, like encryption, is a major component in implementing computer security.

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Need stats on the effectiveness of user verification systems on fraud, abuse and/or compliance?

Here's an example, although not a good one from Craigslist.
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Godaddy - folder with password protection

Godaddy windows shared hosting on IIS6, but will probably migrate to IIS7 soon. Is there easy way to setup folder with password protection, so when I try to access secure folder, login dialog pops ...
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How to implement Two-Way SSL Authentication in apache [on hold]

Can someone explain throughoutly how to set up an apache2 server with SSL authentication. I do not have much experience on the topic and I want to secure a website with SSL certificates (so you have ...
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CPanel only lets me log in sometimes? [on hold]

For some reason, CPanel won't let me log in even though I have provided the correct username and password. It was doing this yesterday, and I tried it again later and it miraculously let me login. ...
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Authentication issues when hosting static site on DropBox

I am trying to host my static website on Dropbox and forward my domain to the public link of index.html of my site; I'm following the last tip from this post. I have two problems with this approach: ...
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Utilising Open ID and third party auth services

I'm planning to utilise a third party authorisation service in order to allow users to sign in with their google/facebook accounts etc. In particular I am aiming to use the Yii extension here- ...
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SIMPLEST way to set up password protection for a static site, with basic admin UI?

I have a static site. I would like the simplest approach to password protecting a directory, with a basic admin UI for adding/removing users. I will have so few users that I don't care about ...
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Drupal node access for anonymous users

I've never used Drupal before so this may be something that can easily be remedied, and that would be awesome. My problem is that a block, containing node information can't be viewed by anonymous ...