Authentication Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A means of identifying individuals and verifying their eligibility to receive specific categories of information.
2.) A security measure designed to protect a communications system against acceptance of a fraudulent transmission or simulation by establishing the validity of a transmission, message, or originator.
3.) In personnel recovery missions, the process whereby the identity of an isolated person is confirmed.
4.) Evidence by proper signature or seal that a document is genuine and official.
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: operations
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