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Authentication

In the context of bonds, refers to the validation of a bond certificate.

Authentication

A legal certification that a document is genuine. In business, this is especially applied to bonds, showing that an issue was legitimate.
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One of the most promising areas for e-mail authentication is to reduce false positives.
CipherTrust research and development has always been rapid to identify and remedy security threats to our customers, and we are applying that intelligence in RSA discussions on two very popular topics: e-mail authentication and phishing," said Judge.
org, the TrustedSource Portal is the only Web site in the world that provides a single view of senders using one or more of the four primary e-mail authentication standards designed to minimize phishing, fraud and spam: DomainKeys and DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) advocated by Cisco(R) and Yahoo(R), and SenderID and Sender Policy Framework (SPF) advocated by Microsoft(R).
In March 2004, CipherTrust was the first e-mail security vendor to incorporate e-mail authentication standards into their e-mail security appliance and since then have been able to track the effectiveness and implementation of those standards.
users, and an extension to its DomainKeys e-mail authentication technology to increase consumer protection from spam, e-mail forgery, and phishing scams.
Additionally, as the most active messaging security company in the e-mail authentication movement, CipherTrust updated its research on the adoption of the Sender ID Framework (SPF), reporting a 75 percent increase in corporate adoption of the protocol in three months.
Finally, using this approach, anti-spam filters cannot glean intelligence from the SMTP transaction -- a critical data point for many detection techniques, including traffic-shaping technologies, sender reputation services, and e-mail authentication protocols.
ATLANTA -- Growing Number of Fortune 1000 Deploys E-Mail Authentication Standard as Defense against Spoofing Techniques Used in Phishing Attacks
The APWG conferences have featured presentations about competing e-mail authentication frameworks for the education of the APWG membership and to encourage industrial adoption by building informed communities of interest around proposals.