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'''User identification''' is the process, usually through a unique [[character string]], by which a [[user]] [[identifies]] himself to the [[system]] as a [[valid user]].
 
'''User identification''' is the process, usually through a unique [[character string]], by which a [[user]] [[identifies]] himself to the [[system]] as a [[valid user]].
   
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This page uses content from the [https://wiki.internet2.edu/confluence/display/itsg2/Glossary Information Security Guide 2 - Glossary], which is made available under the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported].
 
This page uses content from the [https://wiki.internet2.edu/confluence/display/itsg2/Glossary Information Security Guide 2 - Glossary], which is made available under the [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported].

Revision as of 23:22, 18 November 2010

Definition

User identification is the process, usually through a unique character string, by which a user identifies himself to the system as a valid user.

Source

This page uses content from the Information Security Guide 2 - Glossary, which is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 Unported.