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This page provides an overview of 3 articles related to 'authentication', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Authentication is the act of confirming the truth of an attribute of a datum or entity. This might involve confirming the identity of a person, tracing the origins of an artifact, ensuring that a product is what its packaging and labeling claims to be, or assuring that a computer program is a trusted one. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Authentication)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'authentication' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'authentication': 178 (10.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'authentication' across all Ariadne articles: 436
  • Average number of references to 'authentication' per Ariadne article: 2.45
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'authentication': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'authentication': 83.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'authentication':

  1. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. ruth jenkins (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. lorcan dempsey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. francisco pinto (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Metadata: BIBLINK.Checksum

Ian Peacock and Andy Powell describe a proposed algorithm for calculating a checksum for Web pages.

September 1998, issue17, regular column

Showing Robots the Door

Ian Peacock explains how web robot access to your site can be controlled.

May 1998, issue15, tooled up

Unix: What Is mod_perl?

Ian Peacock explains mod_perl technology for supercharging the Apache Server.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

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