Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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E-Authentication

To address the rise in citizen use of the Internet to access government information and services, some type of identity verification or authentication is needed. As such, agencies are required to review new and existing electronic transactions to ensure that authentication processes provide the appropriate level of assurance.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks:  G148-149

Associated term(s): Authorization